CARROLL, Nancy Ritch 77, passed away at home on April 11, 2013, her 3 loving daughters at her side. Born in St Petersburg, Nancy also lived in Georgia, Connecticut, North Carolina & Switzerland, before settling back in Florida. She met Charlie at UF and were married 58 wonderful years. She and Charlie traveled the world, were active Yachting Rotarians and enjoyed many years living on their boat, the NAN-SEA at the St. Pete Yacht Club. Nancy was active with Salty Sisters, Infinity and enjoyed playing bridge with friends & family. She was preceded in death by her son, Charlie Jr.; and her beloved husband, Charlie Sr. She is survived by daughters and son-in-laws, Mary Ann Hopkins (Ken); Shanon Case (Ren); and Christine Smiley (Doug); her brother & sister-in-law C. O. Ritch (Joanna); her seven grandchildren; and her two great-granddaughters. Nancy was a loving wife, mother and friend. She will be missed, but held close in our memories. In lieu of flowers, the family asks donations be made in her name to Cornerstone Hospice, www.cshospice.com. A Celebration of Life will be held at St Thomas Episcopal Church, 1200 Snell Isle Blvd, St. Petersburg, April 23rd, at 11 am.
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Published in the Tampa Bay Times on Apr. 18, 2013