Obituary of Nancy Rose Carrel
Nancy Rose Carrel, 72, of Palermo passed away on Saturday, July 15, 2023. She was born in Dixmont, Maine on August 25, 1950, to William and Christine (Hustus) Ridley. Nancy attended Mt. View high school. She then became a cook for a local nursing home before going to work for Waldo County Corrections, where she cooked for 28 years before retiring. She was well known for her skilled cooking and passion for feeding others.
Nancy married the love of her life, Walter on May 22, 1993. 5 years ago they moved to her happy place on Sheepscot Lake. Nancy had a love of fishing, boating, playing cards, and board games. Spending time with her family was one of her greatest enjoyments. Her family always remembers her saying “I imagine.”
She was predeceased by her parents, siblings Vivian Waltein, Clifford Ridley, and Leslie Ridley.
She is survived by her husband Walter Carrel; her children Rick Shorey (Amy) of MA, Bob Shorey (Barbara) of Bucksport, Sam Shorey (Belinda) of Belmont; her stepchildren Will Carrel (Alicyn) of OH, Sonia Carrel (Joe) of OH, Mandy Coleman (Tom) of Dedham; 18 grandchildren; 16 great-grandchildren; her siblings Wendel Ridley and Thelma Kenney as well as her special lady friends whom she enjoyed gathering with monthly to play cards with for many years.
Visiting hours will be held at Riposta Funeral Home on July 20, 2023, from 4-6 pm.
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