In memory of
Ann Ashton of Citrus Hills, Fla. died July 3, 2017. She was born in Wakefield on March 23, 1928 and was the daughter of Carrol A. and Christine Tucker Randall. Ann graduated from the University of Rhode Island, class of 1950, and married her college sweetheart and best friend, the late Ernie Ashton, the same year. They moved to Wakefield in 1959 until retiring and moving to Citrus Hills, Fla. in 1992. While living in Wakefield, Ann was a deaconess and choir member of the Peace Dale Congregational Church, a Girl Scout leader, volunteer at the South County Hospital, a member of the Indian Run Flower Club and a member of the American Cancer Board of South County. In Citrus Hills, Ann and Ernie were members of the Seven Rivers Presbyterian Church. Ann was a volunteer at the Citrus Hills Hospital for many years. She was an active member of the community and enjoyed golfing and being with her friends and family. A social butterfly, Ann could enter an elevator by herself and exit with four new friends. She is remembered by her daughter and son-in-law; Dr. Randi Ashton Pritting and William Pritting of Colchester Conn., a son and daughter-in-law; Glenn Ashton and Amy Ashton of Bordentown, NJ, two grandaughters and their husbands; Tara and Greg Moyer of Apex, NC and Caitlyn and Zachary Gill of Corvallis, Ore., as well as four great grandchildren; Eliana, Sienna, Gillian and Avonlea. National Cremation will make the final arrangements. Donations in Ann's memory can be made to Hospice of Citrus County, 3354 West Audobon Park, Lecanto, FL 34461. There will be a celebration of Ann's life on a date to be determined at Sunflower Springs Assisted Living Facility, Homosassa, Fla.
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