Carol Ann Nixon, 68, of St. James City died Sunday, Feb. 2, 2014, at home with her loving family after a long illness. She was born in San Diego, Calif., and was a longtime resident of Springfield Township, N.J., before moving to Surf City, N.J., for 10 years and then to St. James City for the past 5 years.
She was a retired mail carrier for the U.S. Post Office, working in the Wrightstown, N.J., Post Office for 23 years.
She was predeceased by her parents, Robert and Hilda (Murphy) Love and by a brother, Robert Love.
She is survived by her husband of 48 years, Larry A. Nixon; a daughter and son-in-law, Karen and Joseph McFarland, of Springfield Twp., N.J.; two sons and a daughter-in-law, Larry R. Nixon of St. James City and Jeffrey and Marilyn Polo Nixon of Boynton Beach, Fla.; and three grandchildren, Andrew McFarland, Ashley McFarland and Catalina Nixon.
Funeral services for Mrs. Nixon were held Friday, Feb. 7, at the Tilghman Funeral Home, 52 Main Street, New Egypt, N.J. (www.tilghmanfh.com), followed by interment in the Brig. Gen. Wim. C. Doyle Veterans Memorial Cemetery in Wrightstown, N.J.
In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions in Carol's memory may be made to the Huntington Disease Society of America (www.hdsa.orc/how-you-can-help/donations).