Carol Lindsay

A photo of Carol Lindsay

Carol Lindsay of Blenheim passed away at the Chatham-Kent Hospice on Thursday April 22, 2021.  She was the much loved and dedicated mother of Linda Lindsay, John Lindsay and Fred Lindsay (Karolyn Kohajda) and grandmother of Ben Cowen.

Carol was born 83 years ago to her parents Roy & Gladys (Haskell) Clark.  She was one of three children and is survived by her sister Patricia Dodman.  She was predeceased by her sister Marjorie Scott and her brother Private Lloyd Frederick Clark.  She will be remembered by many nieces and nephews.

To remember Carol well is to remember a lady with sheer determination to make the best out of life even when it threw curve balls at you.  She did whatever it took to raise a family on her own and at the same time to make everyone she met feel like they were important.  She could carry on a conversation about anything and was always excited to let you know what was going on in John’s life.  She walked wherever she needed to go and never complained.  She was a mentor to many people over her lifetime, having babysat many of her nieces and nephews.  Her friends were important to her and she looked forward to playing cards (and getting away with cheating sometimes) with some long time and faithful companions.  So grab your coffee cup, a deck of cards and your loved ones and honour Carol with a resounding game of pepper or euchre.

In light of the current restricitons and keeping in mind that Carol never liked a lot of fanfare, her family has chosen to respect her wishes and remember her privately.  She will be laid to rest with her Mom.

Friends wishing to remember Carol with a memorial donation are asked to consider the TJ Stables Acceptional Rider Program, the Blenheim Youth Centre or the Chatham-Kent Hospice chathamkenthospice.com/donate/.

Blenheim Community Funeral Home entrusted with funeral arrangements.  Online condolences for the family and memorial donations may be left at www.blenheimcommunityfuneralhome.com

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With our Sincere Sympathy, Judy Campbell & Jim Vidler

It was always my pleasure to have an enlightening and frank chat with Carol at the library or just in meeting on main street. I admired Carol for voicing her opinions. We had many laughs over the years. Hope you are having opportunities to remember your good times together. Sincerely Elaine Warriner

So very sorry to hear of the passing of your mom. She was an awesome person. Great neighbour to my mom.

I am saddened to hear of Carol’s passing. Sending condolences to Linda and all of your family. Sincerely, Kerry (Previously Dr Iyers secretary)

My condolences to you and your family.

Sincere condolences to you and your family.

To Carol's Family, We are thinking of you during this time of sorrow. Our condolences. Dick and Norma

I would like to express my sincerest sympathy to you Linda and to your family.

Thinking of you during this difficult time. Aunt Carol was definitely one of a kind; and everyone in town knew her; she was definitely one popular lady. Cherish the many memories; we will. Hugs.

So sorry for your loss Linda ,You were both so blessed to have each other .

Linda and family, Sending you all our deepest condolences. Treasure all the good times and remember her fondly. She sure will be missed. Sincerely, Cindy and Mike

Linda and family, Condolences to you on the passing of your mum. Hugs.

Our hearts go out to Linda, Fred, and John on the loss of a great family member and much loved person. Carol will be missed by many. Will be in our hearts always as well as our thoughts and prayers. Love Ted, Wendy, Patrick Brad, Jordan, and Jay Lindsay

Linda, Fred, and John, my condolences on the passing of your mom. Aunt Carol will be fondly remembered for her resiliency in the face of many of life’s challenges where many may have crumbled. I have fond memories of the conversations I had with her. Thank you Aunt Carol for your life’s contribution.

Linda and families... Please accept our sympathies in the passing of your Mom. Always had a chuckle with Carol over the years. Thinking of you all

Rest in Peace, Carol

Linda,Fred,John,So very sorry about your mom’s passing.May she RIP.

LINDA - Roger and I wish to send our condolences to you, Ben and your brothers. Your mom fought a very courageous battle with a lot of dignity. I always enjoyed our chats whenever I would see her. Roger remembers fondly that your mom enjoyed pulling the odd prank when the worked at the co-op. Our thoughts are with you at this very difficult time.....hugs

LINDA, JOHN AND FRED Mom and I would like to send our heartfelt condolences to you all. Mom was always happy to have a chat with Carol. They have known one another for a number of years. Cherish your wonderful memories. Sincerely Dorothy and Glenn Wright

Our thoughts and prayers are for you during this difficult times

Our condolences to Linda and family at this time of great sorrow. I had known Carol for many years and considered her like a second Mom. I will always remember that infectious grin. She will be missed and thought of always. Joy and Terry Dunlop

Linda so sorry to hear of your Moms passing she was one of a kind. R.I.P Carol

Our thoughts and prayers are with you at this difficult time ❤️

Linda & Family Carol was special & unique So sorry for your loss

Dear Linda--I wish to offer my condolences at the passing of your Mom. I wish you well as you move forward.

Please accept our deepest sympathy. RIP Carol🙏🏼

Please accept our deepest sympathy. RIP Linda.🙏🏼

Your mother was a rare soul, & we feel privileged to have known her. We are more blessed, still, by the wonderful children she raised & watched over. ~R.I.PARADISE Carol💝 as you walk with the angels (Hugs) Linda❣

Your mother was a rare soul, & we feel privileged to have known her. We are more blessed, still, by the wonderful children she raised & watched over. ~R.I.PARADISE Carol💝 as you walk with the angels (Hugs) Linda❣

So sorry to hear this , Carol was an awesome lady , my condolences to the family

My deepest condolences to all who loved her. Many childhood memories of Carol. She will be missed.

So sorry to hear of Carol's passing. She was a nice lady.

So sorry to hear of Carol’s passing. Whenever you would see her she would stop & always have a conversation. She knew everybody! Hold tight to your many fond memories.

Linda and family. We are sorry for your loss and are sending our sincere condolences to you all during this difficult time.

Hey linda sorry I didn't really know your mom but I'm sure she was a great lady because she has a great daughter....she's gone to heaven now .....take care ....

Am so sorry for your loss our thoughts and prayers are with you.

Sincere condolences. 🙏

My condolence to Linda, Fred and John I am very sorry to hear the loss of your Mom. Rest in Peace Carol.

Carol, John, Fred, and Ben and Karolyn, You are all being held in my thoughts and prayers as you deal with aunt Carol’s death. She was a strong, gracious, kind, loving and inclusive woman with a heart of gold. Her presence always made me smile and brightened my day. My deepest sympathy to all for your loss. Lovingly, Eileen Lindsay and family

Thinking of all of you during this difficult time. RIP Carol

Our thoughts and prayers are with you and your family Linda and Fred - may all of your special memories forever hold your mother near and dear to your hearts Our condolences

Our sincere condolences to Fred, Karolyn and the entire Lindsay family

Linda, Thinking of you. Your mom fought a long hard battle. Always gave me a chuckle to talk to her. She will be missed by many.

Linda, I am so very sorry on the loss of your mother. I know you cared , for her while she was ill for a great deal of time. May she rest in peace now, and may you continue to remember the good times with your mom hugs. Jenn Allossery

Linda , Fred and John. Tour Mom was one of a kind and when you moved the neighbourhood was never the same. A kind lady who always asked you how you were doing no matter how she was feeling. RIP Carol.

Our thoughts and prayers are with all the family at this time...May you cherish your memories...

I am so sorry to hear this. My deepest sympathies

Linda, Fred, John and families: We are sorry to learn of your mom's passing. May you find comfort in your memories of her. She will be missed by so many. With sincere sympathies, Myra (Foulis) & Don Pettit, and Shayna Taylor

Fred, Linda and family, I am so sorry for your loss, Carol was a sweet woman, will miss chatting with her and the sparkle in her eyes, she was one of a kind, may happy memories keep her in your hearts.

Linda, I am so sorry for your loss. Your mom fought a long battle. May she now rest in peace. Take care of yourself, my friend.

Linda. So sorry for your lose. May you find strength and peace in the days to come.

So sorry for your loss. Your mom was a special lady and I have many memories of all of you when I lived across the street from you all. You are all strong and will get through this together. My condolences to everyone and hugs

Linda, Fred and John: thoughts and prayers are with you all during this very difficult time. Aunt Carol always enjoyed a good time especially when family reunions were held. Always a great conversationalist, enjoyed many a chat with her. Will cherish those fond memories always. Hold those memories close to your heart. Love you all.