She was born on November 14, 1942, in Norwalk, Ohio, to Ambrose and Ida Jeanne (Hull) O’Brien, Sr. She married Alvin F. Ringlein on April 17, 1971 in Wakeman, Ohio.
Survivors include her husband, Alvin of Tiffin; brother, Ambrose (Caroline) O’Brien, Jr. of Norwalk; sisters, Pat (Earl) Harris of The Villages, Florida and Lola (Robert) Dusza of Michigan City, IN; seven nephews; seven nieces; one aunt; two cousins; sixteen great nephews; and seven great nieces.
She was preceded in death by her parents; and one nephew.
Carol was a nurse’s aide for Heartland Hospice for over 20 years and a member of St. Mary Catholic Church where she was a member of the Rosary Altar Society. She was a also a member of Tiffin Eagles #402, Daughters of Isabella and enjoyed farming, helping a lot of people with a lot of projects, cross stitching, gambling, cards, bowling and traveling. Carol loved spending time with her family and friends.
Her Mass of Christian Burial will be at 11:00 A.M. on Friday, September 14, 2018 at St. Mary Catholic Church, 85 S. Sandusky Street, Tiffin, Ohio 44883, with Rev. Gary Walters officiating. A Rosary will begin 20 minutes prior to Mass. Burial will be in St. Sebastian Catholic Cemetery at 2:30 P.M.
Friends may visit with the family from 10:00 A.M. until the time of Mass on Friday, September 14, 2018 at the Church.
The family would like to thank Kiwanis Manor residents and staff and St. Francis Home. The family would also like to thank three special people, Jim Hughes, Debra Darling and Logan Darling for all of their love and support throughout the years.
Memorial contributions may be made to St. Francis Home.
Hoffmann-Gottfried-Mack Funeral Home & Crematory is assisting the family with arrangements.
Condolences may be sent and the guestbook signed at www.hgmackfuneralhome.com.