Cafaro, Ashley Lynn
Feb. 3, 1991 - July 26, 2009
Ms. Ashley (Asherr) L. Cafaro passed away on Sunday, July 26, 2009, at about 10:30 p.m. Ashley died suddenly after a car accident with an 18-wheel truck on Interstate 75. Ashley was 18 when she passed away.
A memorial gathering will be from 6 to 9 p.m. Friday at Farley Funeral Home, Venice Chapel. A celebration of life is from 2 to 4 p.m. Sunday at the North Jetty Beach Pavilion.
Ashley was born on Feb. 23, 1991, in Portsmouth, N.H., to Tina and William Cafaro.
Ashley and her family moved to Florida when she was four. She lived in North Port and graduated from North Port High School on May 30, 2009, with honors. Ashley was a member of the Key Club and was a thespian all four years of high school. Ashley loved the beach and celebrated her high school graduation honors with family and friends there. Ashley was attending Manatee Community College in North Port and worked at the North Port McDonald's.
Ashley is survived by a loving family, including her mom, Tina Cafaro, father, William Cafaro, who is currently serving in the U.S. Army, and her sisters, Amy Bourne, Colleen Cafaro and Elizabeth Bryant. Ashley's other surviving relatives include her grandparents, Cathy and Emile Marquis of North Port; Erland and Shirley Lyle of North Hampton, N.H.; and John and June Cafaro of Seneca Falls, N.Y.
All friends and relatives are welcome to attend both events. A memorial fund has been established at Wachovia Bank. Those wishing to donate to this fund are invited to do so at any Wachovia branch.
Ashley's closest friends and family provide this loving memory: "The most amazing girl ever to have been placed on this planet. She is the love of my life, and every minute spent with her will cause endless happiness. She is the prettiest and funniest girl you could ever meet. She will be loved forever."
To share a memory with the family, visit www.farleyfuneralhome.com.
Farley Funeral Homes and Crematory
265 South Nokomis Avenue Venice, FL 34285
Published in Herald Tribune from July 30 to July 31, 2009