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Carolyn J. (Olmstead) Graham

Born: Sat., Oct. 10, 1936
Died: Fri., Aug. 16, 2019


Memorial Service

11:00 AM Thu., Aug. 22, 2019
Location: LaRobardiere Funeral Home, Inc.


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Carolyn J. Graham 82, of Camden, NY passed away at her home on Friday August 16, 2019. She was born in Sidney, NY on October 10, 1936 a daughter of Nathan & Cornelia ‘Connie’ Ostrander Olmstead and was a 1954 graduate of Camden High School and a 1956 graduate of Broome Community College. On June 22, 1957 she married Gerald M. Graham at the United Methodist Church, Camden, NY. Gerald passed away July 11, 2010. Together, they enjoyed camping at Panther Lake and St. Regis Falls for many years. Carolyn worked for the Camden Central Schools for 30 years, retiring as Secretary to the Superintendent of Schools in 1992. She was also a long time member of the Camden United Methodist Church.
Surviving are a sister, Ida & Duane ‘Bucky’ Fox, Cleveland, NY and two brothers, Nathan C. Olmstead, Newark, NY and Ronald & Cynthia Olmstead, Marcellus, NY along with several nieces and nephews who were loved and enjoyed.
Memorial services will be held 11:00am Thursday from LaRobardiere Funeral Home Inc., 109 Main Street, Camden, NY. Private interment Forest Lawn Cemetery.  Memorial contributions in lieu of flowers may be made to the Camden Vol. Fire Dept,.

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Jacky Hummel
   Posted Sun August 18, 2019
Enjoyed many years of friendship when I was first employed at Camden High School. Carolyn, Lee Stoltz, Elaine Regan, Betty Sauer and myself were the clerical staff at that time. We enjoyed many good times. Sad that these ladies are all gone now. Carolyn always had a smile and an encouraging word to offer. May she Rest In Peace as she joins her beloved Jerry.

Marie Liddy Abess
   Posted Sun August 18, 2019
So terrible sorry to read about Carolyn's passing. I knew her for years when I
lived across the street from her years ago. I remember visiting her when I was
back in Camden visiting with my sister. I live in California now. Again I send my condolence.

Lynell White Grinnell
   Posted Sun August 18, 2019
Ida, I am so very sorry for the loss of your sister. She was a wonderful person and I know she will be missed by many. Remember the good times and know she will forever be in you heart ❤️. Hugs to you and Buck.

Verna and Don Weeden
   Posted Sun August 18, 2019
Condolences to Caroline’s family. Carolyn was a lovely soft spoken lady who always had a smile on her face. We will miss visiting with her in Forest Park. What a joyous reunion it will be with her beloved Gerry. RIP Caroline.

Margaret (Liddy) Dow
   Posted Sun August 18, 2019
I am so sorry to read of Carolyn's passing. My thoughts and prayers are with her family. Carolyn use to ride back and forth to Griffiss Air Base in Rome, NY with my sister Marie and I before she went to work at the school. Again my deepest condolences to all of you.

Maryjane
   Posted Mon August 19, 2019
So glad I was able to see you at Easter time! You were and were always so gracious and treated us so kindly. Will miss your smile and your kind words forever. MJ

Helen Dick
   Posted Tue August 20, 2019
I did not know Caroline personally; but I grieve for her sister, Ida & family who loved her sister, Caroline dearly...It is so difficult to lose a loved one...Ida & family, I am so sorry for the loss you must be feeling...Take care.

Tami Hite
   Posted Thu August 22, 2019
Rest in peace Aunt C, you were such a kind and genuine lady and will be missed dearly. Aunt Ida, I am so sorry for your loss! I know she will be watching over you and your family! Hugs to all of you!

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