Oscoda County Herald

Carol “Joan” Ribarich (Manning)Free Access

Died December 13, 2020

Carol “Joan” Ribarich (Manning) went to be with the Lord December 13, 2020, in Traverse City, MI.

She was a loving wife, mother, homemaker and worked as a nurse’s aide and co-owner of Deli in Anaheim, CA.

She most enjoyed gardening, bird watching and spending time with her family.

She is survived by her former spouse, Ron Manning of Mio, MI; children, Carol Kamen of Comins, MI, Betty Maldonado of Mio, MI, Ruth Fraser of West Bloomfield, MI, Matt Manning of Mio, MI, Benjamin Manning of London, OH, Vernon Manning of Grayling, MI and Matt Ribarich, Jr. of Anaheim, CA; sisters, Rosemary Goodwin of Naples, Fl, Lucille Wallace of Houston, TX; brother, Robert (Bobby) Huggins of San Antonio, TX; grandchildren, Michelle Banks, Cenia Banks, Jamie Lloyd, Ryan Maldonado, Shazy Maldonado, Ashley May, Sissy Yellen, Brandon Manning, Shantina Manning, Mason Manning and Landon Manning; great-grandchildren, Adam Banks, Isaac Banks, Chloe Banks, Kane Bills, Brynn Bills, Joslyn Gipson, Lauren Goodman, Caitlyn Goodman, Michaela Maldonado, Ryland Maldonado, Hank May, Maxine Yellen and Drew Yellen.

She is preceded in death by her spouse, Matt Ribarich; mother, Alice Marie Payment-Freeze; father, George McKinley Wright; sister, Shirley Jean Wright-Kamber of Baytown TX and brother, Gerald (Jerry) Wright of Thailand. 

Memorial/Celebration of Life planned for June of 2021, date, time and place to be determined.

Arrangements by Lashley Funeral Home, Mio, MI.