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Patricia Carlson

1964 - 2015 STAMFORD, VT Patricia Ann "Trisha" (LeBlanc) Carlson passed away Monday December 7, 2015 at home surrounded by family after fighting a heroic battle with colorectal cancer for the past nine years. She was born in Springfield, MA on May 11, 1964. She graduated from Ludlow High School and then received her degree in Community recreation from Greenfield Community College. Trisha worked for many years with the elderly in a variety of settings. Particularly memorable was Brookwood Court in Holyoke, MA where she was the Recreation Director and where she met her husband, Darrell. Most recently Trisha enjoyed being the public librarian at the Stamford Community Library. Helping share her love for people and books with young and old and bringing the community to the library for events was very fulfilling. For 17 years Trish volunteered at the Stamford School teaching students in K-4 to appreciate nature around them through the Environmental Learning for the Future program, where she earned Volunteer of the Year for all of Vermont. Trisha was a long time member of the First Congregational Church in North Adams. She was a loving mother who was committed to being present to support all of her children. She enjoyed running with her husband, coaching soccer, and doing anything that involved time with her family, especially family vacations. She leaves behind her beloved husband of 26 years, Darrell Carlson of Stamford, VT, their three children, Ben Carlson and his wife, Alli and their daughter, Eleanor of Baltimore, MD, Samuel Carlson and his companion, Elise Bettendorf of Burlington, VT and Olivia Carlson of Stamford, VT. She also leaves her mother, Kathleen Suzor from Longmeadow, MA and her father, Gilbert LeBlanc of Ludlow, MA. She also leaves a brother, Bill LeBlanc and his wife, Kelly of Greenville, TN , brothers, Robert LeBlanc and John LeBlanc and his husband, Jesus Reyes of Ludlow, MA and step-siblings, Ken Tyburski and his wife, Laurie, Carl Tyburski and his wife, Donna, Brett Suzor, Betsy Harrington and her husband, Tom, Kristen Suzor and many nieces and nephews. Trisha was predeceased by her step-mother Kathleen LeBlanc and step-father, Ray Suzor. FUNERAL NOTICE: A memorial service for Trisha Carlson will be held on Saturday, December 12 at 11a.m. at the First Congregational Church, Main Street, North Adams. Calling hours will be held on Friday, December 11 from 4-7p.m. at the Flynn and Dagnoli Funeral Home, West Chapel, 521 West Main Street, North Adams. In Lieu of flowers memorial donations may be made to the Stamford Community Library or the Berkshire Food Project. The family would like to thank all those that have helped throughout the years with cards, flowers, meals, rides and loving support. A special thanks goes to the Berkshire Hematology and Oncology. To send a card or a message please visit : www.flynndagnolifuneralhomes.com
Published in The Berkshire Eagle on Dec. 9, 2015
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