Carol Jane Gottfried (1929 - 2018)

  • "Happy trails."
    - Richard Arango
  • "Our Aunt Carol Jane was one of a kind. She never missed a..."
    - Francesca Violich
  • "Rest in peace. [email protected]"
    - Ted Gottfried

Carol Jane Gottfried, Age 88, passed away April 13, 2018 in North Carolina where she moved last year to be close to her family. A lifetime resident of Miami, Florida, Carol Jane was born October 7, 1929, in Athens Georgia. She received a bachelor of arts degree at the University of Alabama and a masters degree in English at the University of Miami. Carol Jane is survived by her brother Jordan Dancer, her children: Theodore Gottfried, Curt Gottfried, Sarah Gottfried, Laura Gottfried, David Gottfried, her grandchildren: Isaac Gottfried, Sydelle Gottfried, Harold Gottfried, Anne Gottfried, and her great grandchild Benjamin Gottfried. She is preceded in death by her husband Theodore Gottfried, her sister Judith Arango, and her parents George and Gussie Wolpert. Carol Jane was a teacher in the Miami Dade County schools. After retiring she volunteered her time with the Recordings For the Blind of Miami and the South Florida chapter of the Sierra Club. Although she had a self-proclaimed aversion to numbers, Carol Jane had a lifelong love for literature and the arts. Carol Jane's children would like to thank the staff of Ridge Rest in Columbus, NC who lovingly took care of their mother in the last months of her life.
Published in the Miami Herald on Apr. 17, 2018