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Carol Ann Ringwald

January 4, 1936 October 17, 2018
Carol Ann Ringwald
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Obituary for Carol Ann Ringwald

STAUNTON – Carol Ann Marie Murphy Ringwald, 82, died October 17, 2018 after a courageous battle with renal failure. 

Born January 4, 1936 in San Francisco, California, she was the daughter of Charles Edward and Evelyn Marie Guerts Murphy.  She grew up in Oakland, Calif.  

“Carrie” and her late husband Edward Ringwald owned and operated numerous local restaurants, including Carrie’s Cafeteria in Harrisonburg.   She was a proud Catholic who was fluent in Spanish, Italian, and American Sign Language. 

Surviving are three children, Edward Lee Ringwald and wife Kim, Mark Paul Ringwald and wife Martha, and Jennifer Lee Ringwald; a brother, Paul Charles Murphy and wife Susan; and three grandchildren, Sutton Fields Ringwald Golachevsky and husband Marc, Aiden and Aubree Ringwald; four great-grandchildren, Reese, Skylar, Ephraim, and Sawyer Golachevskiy one nephew; two nieces; many special cousins in Wisconsin; and her best friend of 78 years, Veronica Thurston of California. 

A private graveside service will be held in Green Hill Cemetery, Churchville. 

The family gratefully acknowledges the dedicated care of Davita Dialysis, Dr. Terry Overby, Envoy of Staunton, the PCU staff of Augusta Health, and Legacy Hospice. 

Bear Funeral Home is serving the family.  Condolences may be expressed to the family online at, and directly to Jennifer Ringwald, 321 11th St.,NE Charlottesville, VA  22902.

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