Obituary of Carol J. Giddy
Carol J. Giddy, 85, formerly of E. Pearl St., Falconer, passed away Sunday (June 10, 2018) in Heritage Green Rehab and Skilled Nursing.
A lifelong area resident she was born January 27, 1933 in Jamestown, the daughter of the late James W. and Evelyn Forsberg LeRoy.
Carol was a 1951 graduate of Falconer High School and in earlier years was employed by Anderson Winchester Insurance. For most of her life she was a dedicated homemaker.
Carol was a member of the First Baptist Church of Falconer and enjoyed spending time with her family and grandchildren. She also enjoyed crocheting, reading and writing poetry. Carol was a devoted wife, mother, grandmother who had a compassionate heart, gentle spirit and a great sense of humor.
Surviving are four children: Robert W. (Becky) Giddy of Port St. Lucie, FL, Karen (Paul) Pfeffer of Jamestown, Becky Weber of Frewsburg, Merry Tordoff of Bemus Point; a son-in-law John Wysard of Mountain Top, PA; 13 grandchildren: Brooke (Steve) Chwiej, Amber (Eric) Laylon, Jordan Giddy, Jacqueline Eusebio, Casey (Eugene) Smith, Jeffrey (Cheryl) Wright, Darren Wright, Kimberly Weber (Pat Dove) Nicole Weber, Ashley Tordoff, Brett Tordoff, Amy (Brad)Albright, Beth (Jeff) Kresge; 11 great grandchildren: Asher and Bodhi Eusebio, Harlow and Hendrix Smith, Eleanore, Emmett, Eden and Edric Laylon, Madison and Haleigh Albright, Jackson Kresge and a sister Donna Barlow of Jamestown.
She was preceded in death by her husband Donald W. Giddy whom she married July 14, 1951 in the First Baptist Church of Falconer. Carol and Don were the first couple to be married in the new church in 1951. Carol was also preceded in death by a son Richard Allen Giddy in 1955, a daughter Joy Wysard in 2014 and a brother Rodney LeRoy in 2014.
The family will receive friends from 10 a.m. to 11 a.m. Thursday in the Falconer Funeral Home. A private graveside service will be in Levant Cemetery. Rev. Gordon Robbins pastor of First Baptist Church of Falconer will officiate.
Memorial contributions may be donated to Falconer Public Library, 101 W. Main St., Falconer, NY 14733 or to Chautauqua Hospice and Palliative Care, 20 W. Fairmount Ave., Lakewood, NY 14750.
44 West Falconer Street, Falconer, New York 14733-1598