Carol R. Ahrensfield, 84, of Newport News, VA, formerly of Lake Wynonah, passed away Thursday, September 17th, at Hospice and Support Care of Williamsburg, Williamsburg, VA.
Born in Schuylkill Haven, PA on September 15, 1936, she was a daughter of the late Solomon Dewey & Bessie J. (Sterner) Ditzler.
She was the widow of Clayton E. Ahrensfield.
In addition to her parents and husband, Carol is also preceded in death by her brothers: Carl, Ronald, Kenneth, & Donald Ditzler, and sisters: Alvina Turner, & Betty McCue.
Carol attended Pottsville Area High School.
She was a former member St. Paul's Lutheran Church of Summer Hill, Auburn.
Carol also belonged to Order of the Eastern Star-Chapter 43 of Warwick, Rainbow Hose Co. No. 1, Schuylkill Haven, and Port Carbon American Legion.
As a machine operator, she retired from Argo in 1996.
Carol is survived by a daughter, Robin Morehart, of Newport News, VA; a son, Bradley Ahrensfield, of Portsmith, VA; three grandchildren: Keith, & Geoff Morehart, and Zachary Ahrensfield, two great-grandchildren: Layla, & Theodore, and two brothers, Larry Ditzler, of Lake Wynonah; and Thomas Ditzler, of Pottsville.
A Funeral Service will be held at Geschwindt Stabingas Funeral Home, Inc in Schuylkill Haven, PA at 10:30 a.m. with Rev. Kathleen Ash-Flashner officiating on Wednesday, September 23rd.
A viewing will be held at the funeral home from 9:30 a.m. until the time of services on Wednesday.
Interment will follow the service at Manbeck Cemetery, Washington Township, PA.
The family requests donations in Carol's memory to Hospice and Support Care of Williamsburg, 4445 Powhatan Parkway Williamsburg, VA 23188.
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