Carol Ann (Ripley) Ames, 74 years old died on Saturday evening, at her home in Acushnet. Born in Taunton she was the daughter of the late Thomas and Julia (Perrin) Ripley. She attended Raynham grammar schools and Taunton High School. Many years ago she worked at Taunton State Hospital. She is the wife of 52 years George Ames, who was also her best friend. They had previously lived in Taunton before moving to Acushnet 28 years ago. She enjoyed NASCAR, camping, Foxwoods, her family and she was especially fond of her dog, Floyd. Besides her husband1 George, Carol in the mother of Robin Calverley of Sandwich, Brenda DeMoura and Mark of Berkley, Carol-Lynn Brown and Chris of Rochester, Richard Ames and Debra of East Taunton and David Ames and Lynn of Cincinnati, OH. She was also the mother of Baby David Ames who died in infancy and the mother in law of the late Beth Ames. She is the grandmother of 10 and great grandmother of 2. Carol is the sister of Craig Ripley and Myra of Raynham, and the sister in law of Thomas and Virginia Ames of Raynham, Lorraine Ames of Marston Mills and Ruth Gagne of Assonet and the late Alfred Ames. She is the aunt of several and special friend of Pat Atton of Acushnet. Relatives and friends are invited to attend a Funeral Service in the Crapo-Hathaway Funeral Home, 350 Somerset Ave. ( Route 138 South) Taunton on Thursday at 11 AM. Visiting hours on Wednesday from 4-8 PM. Interment Pleasant Street Cemetery, Raynham. Donations in her memory may be made to Caritas Home Care, 275 Martine Street, Fall River, MA 02723 or to A.L.S. Family Charitable Foundation, PO Box 229, Buzzards Bay, MA 02532. To light a candle, get directions or to access the memorial register go to www.hathawayfunerals.com.
Published in the Taunton Gazette 9-7-10
Pleasant Street Cemetery
Created by: Gail
Record added: Jun 26, 2012
Find A Grave Memorial# 92600190