Carol Metcalf Hole of Martha’s Vineyard died at her home on Jan. 16, 2013 surrounded both physically and spiritually by her loved ones. She was 93.

Carol was the youngest daughter of Harold and Maude Metcalf and the granddaughter of Edwin Metcalf, founder of the Columbian Rope Company. Born in Auburn, N.Y. on Dec. 14, 1919, Carol was educated at the Baldwin School in Bryn Mawr, Pa., and attended Connecticut College.

Carol was an active member of the Owasco Country Club. Along with her two sisters, Nancy and Jean, the Metcalf girls were a force to be reckoned with in golf and tennis. In addition to the Country Club, she was involved in many community activities such as the Women’s Union Thrift Shop.

Carol was a loving wife to Legare Romig Hole and loving mother to her three sons, Legare Romig Hole Jr., Stephen Metcalf Hole and Allen Nye Hole.

She spent her later years living between Providenciales, Turks and Caicos and Martha’s Vineyard. Carol was loved by one and all for her infectious smile, the twinkle in her eye and her love for life.

Carol married Legare Romig Hole in Auburn, N.Y. on May 17, 1941. She is survived by her sons, Legare Romig Hole Jr. of Palm Harbor, Fla., Stephen Metcalf Hole of Atlanta, Ga. and Allen Nye Hole of West Chester, Pa.; nine grandchildren and 15 great grandchildren.

Carol was predeceased by her husband on Dec. 30, 2000, her oldest sister Nancy Metcalf Green Wyatt-Brown in August 2002, her older sister Jean Metcalf Chapman on Feb. 28. 2012 and her grandson Legare Romig Hole III on May 17, 1996.

A memorial service will be held in July 2013. For information on the exact date please contact Allen Hole at