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Mildred "Mitzie" Carlson

November 15, 1922 — April 8, 2014

Mrs. Mildred "Mitzie" (Staring) Carlson, age 91 of Frankfort, NY passed away on Tuesday April 8, 2014 at St. Luke's HospitalCenter.

She was born in Frankfort, NY on November 15, 1922 a daughter of the late Herbert and Lillian Bohling Staring and was educated in local schools. On January 3, 1942 she was married to Frederick Carlson, a blessed union of 64 years until his passing in 2006.

In her early years, Mildred was employed for many years by the Westinghouse Corp. as a home economist, and later by FaxtonHospital, as the switchboard operator, until her retirement. She was a loving and devoted mother, grandmother and great-grandmother who's life centered around her family. She will be sadly missed, but never forgotten.

Surviving are her beloved grandchildren Andrea and Anthony Barres of New Hartford, Richard A. Mody of Marcy, Jason and Emerline Kelsey of MD. and Brian and Amber Kelsey of Mass.; her cherished great-grandchildren Alexandrea, Anthony, Michael and Joseph Barres, Annika, Ethan, Addison, Elias and Parker Kelsey; a dear family friend James Jordan and several nieces, nephews and cousins. Mildred was blessed with the companionship of many people who provided her comfort and friendship throughout the years. The family is thankful for their love and support.

She was predeceased by her two beloved daughters Karen L. Carlson (Mody) and Miriam Kelsey, who were always close to her heart.

Visiting hours will be held on Friday evening from 4-7 pm at The Scala & Roefaro Funeral Home, Inc. 1122 Culver Ave. Funeral services will be at the conclusion of visitation at 7:00 pm at the funeral home with the Deacon Paul Salamy officiating. Private interment will be in the family plot in OakViewCemetery, Frankfort.


Friday, April 11 2014

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