Carolyn A. Gill
CANTON -- Carolyn A. Gill, of Dixfield, 88, passed away peacefully at the Victorian Villa in Canton on March 30, 2013.
She was born in Dixfield on June 14, 1924 and graduated from Dixfield High School in 1942. Carolyn played on the 1942 ladies softball team that traveled to Ohio for nationals.
She wed Richard C. Gill on February 15, 1946 and they resided in Dixfield on Weld Street where they raised their family of three sons. Carolyn was devoted to her family and took great pride in their accomplishments. She taught us all what it truly is to be selfless and altruistic. She was always appreciative of family and friends and took great joy in sharing in their happiness.
During the last few months at the Victorian Villa, she was very grateful for the support of the staff and loved her caregivers. She will be missed by all who knew her and we will cherish her memory.
She is survived by two sons, John Gill and his wife, Carol of Wilton, and Kerry Gill and his wife, Pamela of Scarborough; grandsons, Nicholas Gill and his partner, Andy of Portland, and Jeremy Martin of Yarmouth; granddaughters, Lara Crandall and husband, Roy of Massachusetts, and Tracey MacLellan and husband, D.J. of Vermont; and three great-grandchildren, Leo, Holley and Noah.
Carolyn is predeceased by her parents; husband, Richard; son, Larry; sister, Jeanne Luce; and grandson Aaron.
Memorial visiting hours will be held from 6-8 p.m. on Wednesday at S.G. Thibault Funeral Home, 250 Penobscot St., Rumford. There will be no service. Spring interment will be in Greenwood Cemetery in Dixfield. If so desired contributions in Carolyn’s memory may be made to The American Diabetes Association, P.O. Box 10310, Portland, ME 04104.