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Jill Nancy (Rivest) Rys

February 10, 1971 ~ September 22, 2021 (age 50)

Obituary

 Jill Nancy (Rivest) Rys, 50, of Amherst Road passed away unexpectedly, but peacefully on Wednesday at Baystate Medical Center. She was born in Holyoke on February 10, 1971 to the late Richard R. Rivest and Patricia A. (Kosinski) Kaboray. She grew up in West Springfield and was a graduate of West Springfield High School. She lived in Texas for many years and later on lived in Agawam. She studied at Career Institute and became certified in medical billing and coding. She worked in this field her entire professional life at various firms. Most recently Jill was working at Positive Results Medical Billing in Holyoke. She was an excellent artist and loved drawing. She also had a great love of music. She had a huge heart, was down to earth, and just loved people. She was the loving mother of Alec C. Rys and Shelby L. Rys and beloved daughter of Patricia A. Kaboray all of Wilbraham, devoted sister of Robert R. Normand and his partner Victoria Huber of Granby, caring aunt of Taylor Sterling, Shane Rys, Seth Bielinski, Ryan Matthews, Rachel, John James, Avery Rys and Dalton and Dominique Huber, and cousin of Eric Moore of West Springfield. She was predeceased by her husband Richard Rys.. In lieu of flowers, donations in Jill’s memory may be made to Dakin Humane Society, PO Box 6307, Springfield, MA 01101 or Mental Health Association Inc., 995 Worthington St., Springfield, MA 01109. For more information, please visit www.toomeyobrien.com. 

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Services

Visitation
Wednesday
September 29, 2021

4:00 PM to 7:00 PM
Toomey- O'Brien Funeral Home
1043 Westfield Street
West Springfield, MA 01089

Funeral Service
Thursday
September 30, 2021

11:00 AM
Toomey- O'Brien Funeral Home
1043 Westfield Street
West Springfield, MA 01089

Burial
Thursday
September 30, 2021

12:00 PM
Springfield Street Cemetery
Springfield Street
Feeding Hills, MA 01030

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