SACKETS HARBOR, NY — Carol J. Ciarkowski, 78, Sackets Harbor, passed away at her home unexpectedly on Monday afternoon, October 7, 2019.
Born June 19, 1941, in Watertown, the daughter of Clark and Elizabeth Villeneuve Goodrich, she graduated from Sackets Harbor High School and later graduated from BOCES as an LPN.
She worked at Mercy Hospital, House of Good Samaritan and retired from Jefferson County Public Health.
Carol married Edward T. Ciarkowski on May 24, 1962 in Watertown. The couple lived in the Philippines, Florida, and Nevada before moving back to Sackets Harbor in 1969.
She was a member of Harold W. Townsend Post 1757 American Legion Auxiliary where she was long-time Chaplain.
She was an avid bowler in the Women’s Bowling League at Pla-Mor Lanes and the Seaway Lanes.
She is survived by three children: Kevin J. (Mary) Ciarkowski of Webster, Mark E. (Charlene) Ciarkowski of Rochester and Kimberly A. (Jon) Roberts of Adams Center; gransdchildren, Ryan Roberts, Allyssa Wanser, Andrew Ciarkowski and Adam Ciarkowski; two great-grandchildren, Brendon Maitland and Avery Roberts.
She was predeceased by her husband Edward on Oct. 11, 1998, and a brother William Goodrich.
Funeral services will be 1 p.m. Friday at the Johnson Funeral Home, Dexter. Burial will be in Lakeside Cemetery, Sackets Harbor. Calling hours will be 6 to 8 p.m. Thursday and 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. Friday.
Donations in lieu of flowers may be made to the Harold Townsend Legion Auxiliary Scholarship Fund for Sackets Harbor Central School.
Online condolences may be made to dexterfuneralhome.com.