Marjorie L. Carroll

ObitWESTFIELD – Marjorie L. (Chapman) Carroll, 81, of Westfield, passed away Monday, June 16, 2014 at home surrounded by her children. She was born April 9, 1933, the daughter of William and Verna (Mayberry) Chapman. She grew up in Maine and was a graduate of Deering High School in Portland.
The wife of the late Walter L. Carroll, she was married in 1954 and moved with her husband to Elmendorf Air Force Base in Anchorage Alaska where their first daughter was born. They moved back to Massachusetts in 1956, where they built their home and raised their family in Westfield, a home that she loved and resided in for the past 50 years. She was also a Homemaker and Mother. She was known for her gifts of sewing and crocheting, blessing those around her with her many creations. She was an avid doll collector, loved going to craft fairs and visiting her beloved birthplace of Maine. She loved her family and spending time with them. Her feisty, and humorous nature was a great source of a joy for those around her as well as her loving kindness she showed with her greeting cards that she dedicatedly sent. She will be greatly missed.
She leaves one son, Stephen L Carroll and his wife who passed in 1998, Elizabeth M Gelgut Carroll, and three daughters, Joleen Skrodzki and husband Mark of Chicopee, Susan Phillips and husband Brian of Southampton and Jennifer Fischer and husband Christian of Kensington CT. She also leaves her adored grandchildren, Sarah and her husband Gerry, Emily, Jessica, Heidi, Tyler, Stefan and Ting; and her precious great-grandson, Connor. Marjorie leaves one sister, Beverly Burdwood of Westbrook ME along with her best friend of over 40 years, Jackie Campbell. She also leaves many nieces and nephews and will be sadly missed by her cherished dog Willow, and cat Sammi. She is predeceased by her sister, Carolyn Chapman Way and Brother Dennis Chapman.
Her funeral service will take place on Friday, June 20th at 10:00 a.m. at the Robert E Cusack Funeral Home, 94 Main Street (Route 20) with Pastor Juhye Hahn presiding, with a burial to follow in St. Mary’s Cemetery both in Westfield. Calling hours will be Thursday, June 19th from 5:00-7:00 p.m. at the Funeral Home.
Memorial contributions can be made to Cancer House of Hope, 1999 Westfield Street, West Springfield, MA 01089.

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