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Carol F. Black

Date of Death: March 19, 2013

Date of Birth: September 13, 1941

Biography:

Carol F. (Tompson) Black of N. Yarmouth passed away peacefully on March 19, 2013 at home. She was 71 years old, born in Portland on September 13, 1941 to John E. and Vyra R. Tompson. Carol grew up in North Yarmouth and had many interests. She belonged to the Juvenile Grange most notably the installing team with Anne Smith and her twins. Carol participated in the local 4H where she learned gardening, homemaking, canning, freezing, and sewing. She attended a 4H state day in Orono where she modeled everything she made. The items were also displayed at Cumberland Fair. Carol also took tap dance classes and was active at North Yarmouth Congregational Church Sunday School, Vacation Bible School, and Youth Group. Carol graduated from Greeley High School in 1959.

On May 28, 1957 Carol met George L. Black, Sr. the gentleman whom she would marry on September 26, 1959 and share her life with. They raised five children in Lisbon and later North Yarmouth, ME. Carol was an active room mother and chaperoned many school trips. She also had worked in a greenhouse, was a childcare provider, cook and later food service supervisor for the Lamp Nursing Home, as well as an associate for Hannaford Bros. She provided home health care for the elderly and was involved Friday luncheons, Lion’s Club Dinners, Cumberland/N. Yarmouth/Yarmouth Senior Citizens Luncheons. Carol was affectionately referred as the energizer bunny for all that she did.

Carol returned to First Congregational Church of North Yarmouth as an adult and served on various committees and at church functions including as a Deacon and a member of the Tuesday Gals.

Carol loved to travel and visited London, England; Bermuda, Canada and many states in the US.

Carol is survived by her loving husband of 53 years, George L. Black, Sr of N. Yarmouth; children Deborah L. Black of N. Yarmouth; Lisa C. and her husband Eugene (Andy) Milton of Centreville, MD; George L. Black, Jr. and his significant other Brenda Haggett of Gray, ME; Dana W. and his wife Kasey Black of Sagamore, MA; John A. and his wife Alicia Black of New Gloucester, ME. Her 13 Grandchildren; James, Malik, and Robyn Black; Patrick and Gabrielle Milton, Stephanie, Kari, Daniel, and Elizabeth Black; Laura Quintal; David, Madison, and Olivia Black. Special “daughters” Sabina Fauser of Sao Paolo, Brazil and Charlyndee Campbell of North Yarmouth, ME. Her sisters Joan Labbe, Phyllis Rhude, and Lin Murphy; brother Bill Tompson and his wife Cindy; numerous aunts, uncles, nieces, nephews, and cousins.

Carol is predeceased by her father and mother; her brothers Cy and David Tompson.

A celebration of her life will be held on March, 30, 2013 at the First Congregational Church of North Yarmouth at 1:00 pm. A graveside memorial will be held in the spring with a date to be determined.

In lieu of flowers, donations to the First Congregational Church of North Yarmouth, Hospice of Southern Maine, or MMP Womens Health Gyn Onc, Scarborough would be appreciated.

 

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