Carole Gilbert Obituary

Carole  Gilbert
Carole Gilbert

July 14, 1939 - March 27, 2021
Born in Ft. Fairfield, Maine
Resided in Niantic, CT


Carole D. Gilbert, 81, formally of Manchester, CT, presently of Niantic, CT, passed away Saturday, March 27th 2021 with her family by her side. Carole was one of thirteen children. She grew up in Fort Fairfield, ME. Carole moved to CT in 1959 where she met and married her husband of 60 years, Charles, and raised her family. Carole was a loving mother and grandmother and a very giving and generous person. It was normal to have a family friend or relative stay with her when they went through difficult times. She loved cooking, especially baking. Carole was a proud mother of two, grandmother of three and great-grandmother of five. Carole was predeceased by her parents Cyrus Davenport and Temperance D. Page, an infant son Douglas, brothers Jerome, Vernon, Frank and John and sisters Marylin Lennon, Greta Totten, and Rita Butler. She is survived by her daughter Kim Garoppolo and her husband David, her daughter Tracy Bradley and her husband John, her grandson Jason, his wife Sou and children Taylor, Anthony and Adriana, her grandson Gregory, her granddaughter Calena and her children Isabella and Anabell. Carole is also survived by five remaining siblings, Pete, Fred, Margaret Lavin, Evelene Chapman and Sherleen Rosemon and many nieces and nephews. Carole will be forever missed by many. In lieu of flowers memorial donations can be made to Hartford Healthcare Hospice or The Hartford Foundation for Giving. Due to COVID-19 services will be private.



Thomas L. Neilan & Sons East Lyme Funeral Home
48 Grand Street
Niantic, CT US 06357
Saturday, April 10, 2021
11:30 AM - 12:30 PM
Graveside Service
East Lyme Cemetery
Boston Post Road
East Lyme, CT US 06333
Saturday, April 10, 2021
1:00 PM

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