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Carol Louise Lutz (Hoffman) Cady died on Thursday, May 18, 2017 in Phoenix, Arizona, from congestive heart failure. She was 78 years old.
Carol was a graduate of New Castle High School, class of 1957. She later graduated from Lawrence County Vo-Tech school, with a degree as a Practical Nurse, in 1974. Nursing was her lifelong passion and occupation.
After moving to Phoenix in 1976, Carol worked as an LPN at Boswell Hospital in Sun City for 28 years, where she was beloved by her patients and fellow workers. She retired in 2002.
Her interests included camping and fishing with her husband Dean, oil painting, her dogs, and house plants. She was a member of the Copper State African Violet Club. She loved to paint lighthouses and covered bridges, continuing until her death. She was a member of Palmcroft Church.
Carol was born on February 23, 1939, to Bernard A. Lutz and Thelma L. Lutz, who preceded her in death.
She was married to Doyle Dean Cady in 1990, who preceded her in death in 2013.
She is survived by two daughters from her marriage to Gilbert Hoffman, Susan Lynn Hoffman and Patricia Alison Hoffman, and grandson Derek Geffs, all in Phoenix. She is also survived by her most beloved son-in-law, Terry Blanchard. She also leaves aunts Ida Kenny and Emma Uarda Montgomery, and cousins Debbie Kimura, Kay Evans and Amy Seidita in Florida, and Aaron Montgomery in Palm Springs.
Carol will be greatly missed by family and friends. The family will hold a private memorial later in the year.
Published on May 31, 2017
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