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Carolyn Clement Comings 1921-2011 GREAT BARRINGTON Carolyn Clement Comings of Great Barrington died on December 6, 2011. She was born in New York City on July 20, 1921, the daughter of H. Emerson and Marjory L. Comings. She grew up primarily in Manhasset, N.Y., with extended stays with her grandparents in England, attended the Baldwin School in Bryn Mawr, Pennsylvania and went on to Smith College from which she graduated in 1942. She received her M.A. from the University of Connecticut and her PhD in sociology from the Ohio State University in 1959. Dr. Comings taught at the college level throughout the 1960s and 1970s and spent many years in Manchester, Conn., before moving to Great Barrington, where she lived for the last decade. She is survived by her sister, Jeanne Majdalany of Great Barrington, her nieces, Carol Williams of Litchfield, Conn., and Gail Heaslip of Ridgefield, Connm, and her nephew, Ron Majdalany of Great Barrington. She also leaves four grand-nieces and a grand nephew.

Published in The Berkshire Eagle on Dec. 8, 2011
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