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Mary Carolyn (Carithers) DeZwarte


1922 - 2017 Obituary Condolences
Mary Carolyn (Carithers) DeZwarte Obituary
Mary Carolyn (Carithers) DeZwarte , 95, passed from kidney failure on April 21, 2017, at State Street Assisted Living in Dover, her home for the past 2.5 years.

Carolyn was born April 8, 1922 in Elberton, Ga., to James P. Carithers and Myrtle Purcell Carithers. In 1945 she married LTJG Virgil L. DeZwarte in Athens, Ga.

A private memorial service will be held for family members when her ashes are interred at Quantico National Cemetery, Va., joining her husband of 43 years.

She is survived by daughters Muriel Comolli, of Florida and Cheryl (Sherry) DeZwarte, Dover; one grandson; granddaughters Katrina Fontenla, of Virginia, and Kathryn Comolli, of Georgia, and great-granddaughter, Anna Beatrix Fontenla, of Virginia, her joy for the past six years.

She led a full life and she will be missed.

The family wants to acknowledge and thank both the staff of State Street Assisted Living and Seasons Hospice for their care and understanding provided to both Carolyn and family.

In lieu of flowers, please consider a contribution to Seasons Hospice; http://seasonsfoundation.org/ donate.
Published in Dover Post from Apr. 26 to May 5, 2017
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