Clara V. Carty , 88, of Walkersville, Maryland, passed from this life on Saturday, June 5, 2021 at Glade Valley Nursing & Rehab in Walkersville. She was the wife of the late Joseph Henry Carty. Born on October 7, 1932, in Keysville, MD, she was the daughter of Ernest R Ridge and Laura (Eckenrode) Ridge.
She is survived by a son, Dale J. Carty and wife Carole; granddaughters, Kathy J. Smith and husband Mark, Kelly Carty and Magan Miller and husband Chris; a grandson, Chris Carty; 5 great-grandchildren, Bailey, Hunter, Haden, Abigayle and Mason; brothers, Charles Ridge and Roy D. Ridge and a sister, Pauline Edith Grimes.
The family will receive friends on Thursday, June 10, 2021 from 10:00 am to 11:00 am at Stauffer Funeral Home, 104 East Main Street in Thurmont, MD. A funeral service will immediately follow at 11:00 am in the chapel of the funeral home. Interment will be at Keysville Union Cemetery in Keysville.
Memorial donations may be made to Frederick County Humane Society, P.O Box 3185, Frederick, MD 21705.
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