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Carolyn A York
  • Passed away on July 19, 2020

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Carolyn A York 75, of The Villages passed away on Sunday, July 19, 2020 peacefully in her home with her husband by her side. Carolyn was a devoted Christian and a member of Darlington Congregational Church for many years and then a member of Fairway Christian Church. She belonged to several ladies’ clubs providing charity to many. She also served on the Visitation Committee and in the Choir. In 1963 Carolyn met the love of her life David York while working at the Paramount Greeting Card Company. They were Married on her birthday in November of that year. David and Carolyn co-owned and ran Print Master printing with her sisters and their husbands for 10 years. Carolyn loved doing crafts and enjoyed a wide variety of mediums including beading, painting, cross stitch, macramé, and making and decorating wedding cakes. She also enjoyed water aerobics and playing mahjong with her neighborhood friends.

Carolyn is preceded in death by her parents Harry I. Hesketh and Rosemary Hesketh.

She is survived by her husband of 56 years David F. York, son; David W. (Michelle) York, brother; Harry Hesketh, sisters Kathleen (John) Bandilli and Barbara (Dennis) Coursen, grandchildren; Christopher (Nicole), Justin and Stephanie, and many cousins, nieces, nephews and friends.

Carolyn was loved by everyone and will be sadly missed. A Memorial Service will be held at a later date.

In lieu of flowers, donations can be made to Fairway Christian Church Outreach Ministries.


Fairway Christian Church
251 Avenida Los Angelos, The Villages, FL 32162
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Date & Time:
August 18, 2020 at 11:00 AM

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  1. Maureen Panaccione says:
    16 Sep 2020
    Dear Dave and Family, So sorry to hear of Carolyn's passing. She was a beautiful woman. May she be resting in the arms of our Lord, Jesus Christ. Maureen (Waugh) Panaccione and Joseph Panaccione

  2. Dudley Errington says:
    29 Jul 2020
    Please accept our condolences and sympathy to you and your family.

  3. Kaye Gordon says:
    27 Jul 2020
    Rest In Peace my friend. We will miss you, but you will continue to live on in our hearts, as we remember the fun times we had playing Mahjong and all the neighborhood festivities we shared. We were blessed to have you in our life. You always had a smile and kind word for everyone.
    Our prayers and thoughts go out to Dave and his family at this time also.

  4. Alison & Peter Furness lit a candle:
    27 Jul 2020
    Lit since July 27, 2020 at 7:21:24 PM

  5. Stephen Gammon says:
    27 Jul 2020
    Helen and I send our love, with gratefulness for Carolyn’s sweet life and faithful witness, and with joyful praise for the sure promises of God which she believed and has received. May the Risen Lord Jesus Christ be your constant comfort and hope, as you rest and trust in Him. Dave, you and the entire family are in our prayers.

  6. Raymond Sullivan says:
    25 Jul 2020
    Sorry to hear about the passing of your wife, Carolyn.
    It was nice to see you in Rhode Island 2 yrs ago.
    Maureen and I will keep you in our prayers.

    Raymond and Maureen Sullivan, Boynton Beach, Fl

  7. Mike ,Jill,Michael and Nathan Bandilli lit a candle:
    25 Jul 2020
    Lit since July 25, 2020 at 7:41:23 AM

  8. Gordon and Joanne says:
    25 Jul 2020
    Carolyn your smile and laugh will be missed By us and many others. You were a special lady. I am adding you to my prayer list.

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