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Nancy (Knill) Ridgely

September 10, 1935 ~ October 8, 2017 (age 82)

The Piano Brothers

Nancy K. Ridgely, 82 formerly of Lisbon, Maryland  passed from this life on October 8, 2017 at her daughter's residence in Thurmont. 

Born on September 10, 1935, in Lisbon, MD, she was the daughter of the late Muriel Meekins Knill and Catherine Geneva (Mathias) Knill.
She is predeceased by her husband of 55 years, George E. (Dutch) Ridgely.
She was one of seventeen graduates from Lisbon High School in 1953. 

Nancy performed various administrative positions but she was most proud of being a mother, wife, homemaker and grandmother.

She loved crossword puzzles, reading and the beautiful mountains of Frederick County.

She is survived by a son, David Edwin Ridgely; daughter, Letitia (Tish) Ridgely Shirey and her husband, Barry; sister, Ethel Loevy of Gaithersburg; grandchildren, Justin, Travis and Brittany Ridgely, Daniel and Kevin  Bock, Nichole Shirey, and her loyal grand dog, Rusty; 11 great-grandchildren and numerous nephews, nieces and cousins.

The family will receive friends on Friday, October 13, 2017 from 9:30 a.m. to 10:30 a.m. at Stauffer Funeral Home, 104 East Main Street in Thurmont, Md.
A celebration of Nancy's life journey will begin at 10:30 a.m. and a reception will follow at the funeral home. Interment will be at Blue Ridge Cemetery at a later date.
Memorial donations may be made to Friends of Cunningham Falls State Park, 14039 Catoctin Hollow Road Thurmont, Maryland 21788, please place in memo for NR-Aviary.

Charitable donations may be made to:

Friends of Cunningham Falls State Park
14039 Catoctin Hollow Road, Thurmont MD 21788

Please add in memo for NR-Aviary

 Service Information

October 13, 2017

9:30 AM to 10:30 AM
Stauffer Funeral Home, Thurmont
104 E Main Street
Thurmont, MD 21788

Funeral Service
October 13, 2017

10:30 AM
Stauffer Funeral Home, Thurmont
104 E Main Street
Thurmont, MD 21788