Carol Bartell Ashcroft, 76, West Carthage

WEST CARTHAGE, NY — Carol Lee “Chip” Bartell Ashcroft, 76, of 43 N. Broad St., West Carthage, died Tuesday evening, March 31, 2020, at the Carthage Center for Rehabilitation and Nursing where she has been a resident for two months.

Born Aug. 31, 1943, in Carthage, the daughter of the late Carlton W. and Helen Irene (Leeder) Bartell, she graduated in 1961 from Carthage Central High School.

She married James B. Ashcroft on Dec. 26, 1964, at St. James Church with Rev. Campbell officiating.

Carol was an outpatient clerk at the Carthage Area Hospital many years ago.

She was a member of Carthage Area Hospital Auxiliary and the St. James Catholic Church.

She is survived by her husband, James B. Ashcroft, West Carthage; a daughter, Gina Marie Lawton, West Carthage; three sons, John W. Ashcroft, West Carthage, Mark A. Ashcroft, Skaneateles, and Lucas B. Ashcroft, Baldwinsville; eight grandchildren and four great-grandchildren.

She is predeceased by her brother, John W. Bartell.

Private services will be held at St. James Catholic Church with Rev. Donald A. Robinson, pastor, officiating. Burial will be in Fairview Cemetery, Carthage. There will be no calling hours.

Arrangements are with the Bezanilla-McGraw Funeral Home.

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