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Ethel Lachicotte Boyle Ripley

November 29, 1927 July 20, 2019
Ethel Lachicotte Boyle Ripley
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Obituary for Ethel Lachicotte Boyle Ripley

Mount Pleasant:
Ethel Lachicotte Boyle Ripley, 91, widow of Dr. Edwin Boyle, Jr. and Henry B. H. Ripley, died
Saturday, July 20, 2019, at Roper Hospital in Charleston.
Mrs. Ripley was born in Florence on November 29, 1927, a daughter of the late Albert
Springs Lachicotte, Sr. and Lucille Pitt Lachicotte of Pawley’s Island. She attended Winthrop
College and graduated from the Medical College of SC Nursing School in 1949. She was a head nurse at Duke University Hospital and a nurse supervisor at NIH. She served the medical community in various leadership capacities both in Charleston and Miami. She was also the first woman appointed to the Board of Visitors of Clemson University. Mrs. Ripley was a devoted communicant of St. Andrews Church Mt Pleasant where she was president of the Alter Guild and a lay eucharistic minister. She was a member of the Order of the Daughters of the King and served in multiple leadership roles including President of Province IV and as their National President. Mrs. Ripley founded many new chapters locally and nationally.
Mrs. Ripley was predeceased by her siblings, Jane L. Lachicotte, Albert (Boo) Lachicotte,
Jr., the Rev. St. Jullian Lachicotte, Lucille Spearman, and Mary Deane Johnson.
Mrs. Ripley is survived by her children: Alice, Ann, Edwin, and Albert (Pat) Boyle, a sister, Eleanor
Currin and brother, George Pitt Lachicotte, and many cherished nephews and nieces.
Funeral Services will be Friday, July 26, 2019, at two o’clock in All Saints Waccamaw Church at
Pawley’s Island. Officiating will be the Rev. Robert L. Grafe and the Rt. Rev. Terrell L. Glenn.
Interment will follow in the Churchyard. A reception will follow in the ACTS Building.
In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to: Water Mission, PO Box 63320, Charlotte, NC 28263-3320 or to Daughters of the King, Self Denial Fund, 101 Weatherstone Dr. Ste. 870, Woodstock, GA 30188.
Sign a guest book at www.mayerfuneralhome.com
The Georgetown Chapel of Mayer Funeral Home is charge of arrangements.


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Service

Friday

26

Jul

2:00 PM 7/26/2019 2:00:00 PM
All Saint Church

Kings River Road
Pawleys Island, SC 29585

All Saint Church
Kings River Road Pawleys Island 29585 SC
United States

reception

Friday

26

Jul

3:00 PM 7/26/2019 3:00:00 PM
ACT Building of All Saints Church

3560 Kings River Rd.
Pawleys Island, SC 29585

Reception starts immediately after the burial.

ACT Building of All Saints Church
3560 Kings River Rd. Pawleys Island 29585 SC
United States

Cemetery Details

Location

All Saints Churchyard Final Resting Place

Kings River Road
Pawleys Island, SC 29585

Kings River Road Pawleys Island 29585 SC
United States

Memorial Contribution

Water Mission

PO Box 63320
Charlotte, NC 28263-3320

Daughters of the King, Self Denial Fund

101 Weatherstone Dr., Ste. 870
Woodstock, GA 30188
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