Julia Helen (Kladzan) Ringel, 94, passed away Friday, Oct. 19, 2018, in Hillsborough, N.C. She was born Sept. 14, 1924, in Newark, N.J., daughter of the late Michael Kladzan and Mary (Petrovcheck) Kladzan.
She lived most of her life in New Jersey before moving to Florida, Delaware and North Carolina.
She enjoyed gardening, music and volunteering.
Ringel was predeceased by her husband of 67 years, Arthur Mark Ringel.
Surviving are seven children, Catherine Fasano and her husband, Frank, Christopher Ringel and his wife, Pam, Carolann Roulis and her husband, Michael, Cynthia Ringel Williams and her husband, Gary, Mark Ringel and his wife, Sarah, Gregory Ringel and his wife, Tracy, and Kevin Ringel and his wife, Dara; 16 grandchildren and six great-grandchildren; a sister, Anna Bocchino; and many nieces, nephews, grand-nieces and grand-nephews.
A Mass of Christian burial was held Oct. 29, 2018, at St. Michael’s the Archangel Church, Georgetown, Del., with interment at the Delaware Veterans Memorial Cemetery, Millsboro, Del.
Condolences may be sent online at www.melsonfuneralservices.com.