Marie Mahoney Ringle, 89, died peacefully at Huntersville Oaks rehabilitation facility on Tuesday, August 21, 2012. Born in Peabody, Mass., in 1923 to Clarence J. and Catherine M. Mahoney, she moved early in life to Gloversville, N.Y., where she grew up. One of the neighborhood boys was her future husband, the late William M. Ringle Jr., to whom she was married for 63 years. She attended Smith College, majoring in chemistry and graduating in 1944. After working in Louisville, Ky., during WW II, she moved to the West Village of New York City following the war and worked in a chemistry laboratory. She married in 1948 and moved first to Rome, N.Y. and then Rochester and Albany, N.Y. as her husband, a newspaper correspondent, took on new responsibilities. In 1966, they moved briefly to Saratoga, N.Y., and then to McLean, Va., a suburb of Washington, D.C., where they resided for the next 41 years.