Carol (Forristal) Paden(1952-2013)

Celebration of Life for Carol (Forristal) Paden, 61, of Mentor, will be from 2 to 5 p.m. Sunday at the American Legion Post 336, 60 Chester St., Painesville.
Born May 21, 1952, to Tony and Darlene (Kangas) Drascek in Painesville, she passed away peacefully Dec. 4, 2013, at her home with her family and friends at her side.
Mrs. Paden attended Harvey High School and graduated from San Pedro High School in San Pedro, Calif.
Carol worked for K-Mart in Mentor and Swagelok in Solon. She loved to bake and do crafts, but she especially enjoyed spending time with her family.
Survivors are her husband, Douglas H. Paden; daughter, Angela (Mark Painter) Kalman; son, Brandon (Sacha Wancho) Forristal; grandchildren, Amber (John Gray) Waters, Haley Kalman, Sydney Forristal, Michael Valocchi and Austin Tobul; great-granddaughters, Haylee, Dalaynee and Lilyee Gray; sister, Judi Valdez; brother, Daniel Drascek; nephews, Tim Valdez, Joe Valdez and Adam Valdez; best friend, Ginger Childers; and many other special friends.
Carol was preceded in death by her parents; son-in-law, Brian Kalman; and foster parents, Les and Dorothy Schinke.
Published in on Dec. 6, 2013