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Alice E. (Smith) Cavage

November 6, 1925 ~ June 7, 2017 (age 91)

Woodstock, CT- Alice E. (Smith) Cavage age 91 died Wednesday, June 7, 2017 at Westview Healthcare Center in Dayville.  She was the wife of the late Stafford D. Ritchie who died in 1964 and the late Carl C. Cavage who died in 2004. 

She is survived by three sons; Stafford Ritchie II and his wife Anne Suzuki of Port Washington, NY, Mark F. Ritchie and his wife Barbara of Willamsville, NY and Scott S. Ritchie and his wife Carolyn of Franklin, TN, two daughters; Sheila E. Becks of Woodstock and Maureen Nicholson of Pomfret. She also leaves 10 grandchildren and 2 great-grandchildren.  She was predeceased by a sister, Louise Paris of Tonawanda, NY.

She was born in Maryport, England, daughter of the late Francis and Lilian (Fischer) Smith and lived in Woodstock for the past five years, prior to that living in Williamsville, NY.  She was a writer for the Buffalo Evening News.  Some of her joys were sewing and gardening and quality time with her loving family.

There are no calling hours.  All services are private and will be announced at a later date.  The Shaw-Majercik Funeral Home, 48 School St., Webster, MA has been entrusted with her arrangements.  A guest book is available at where you may post a condolence or light a candle

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