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Carole Elizabeth Toulson

October 13, 1938 January 23, 2018
Carole Elizabeth Toulson
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Obituary for Carole Elizabeth Toulson

Carole Elizabeth Toulson (Hanafin) died peacefully at her home on Tuesday, January 23, 2018 in Knoxville, Tennessee. A funeral mass will be celebrated at All Saints Catholic Church, Cedar Bluff on Tuesday January 30th at 10:30 AM. A reception at the church will follow.
Carole was born on October 13, 1938 in Endicott, New York to the late Robert J. and Margaret Martin Hanafin. She grew up in Endicott, New York where she graduated from Union-Endicott High School. It was her high school sophomore year where she met the love of her life and husband Gary. They were happily married for 57 years.
After high school, Carole studied at Rosemont College, Rosemont, Pennsylvania where she majored in French and Fine Arts. She loved art and music and was an accomplished pianist. Carole’s other great love was little children. She was a grandmother to many neighborhood children who loved her dearly as well as a substitute teacher at Sacred Heart School many years ago. Carole was a Knoxville resident for 53 years.
Carole is survived by her beloved husband Gary, her daughters Alexis Toulson (Donald Bjorstad) of Newtown, PA; Suzanne Toulson Donovan (Peter, recently deceased) of Boca Raton, FL; son Christopher Toulson (Shelley) of Chappaqua, NY; granddaughters Lauren and Heather Toulson, Chappaqua, NY; brother Robert Martin Hanafin (Birgit) of Vestal, NY, sisters Diane Hanafin Cappellett (Jim) Vestal, NY; Maureen Hanafin Dearden (Miles) of Winterpark, FL and brother-in-law, William Robert Toulson of Delray Beach, FL as well as several dear nephews.
In lieu of flowers, charitable donations may be made to:
St Jude’s Children’s Research Hospital
Tel: 1-800-805-8586
501 St Jude Place Memphis, Tennessee 38105
Click Funeral Home and Cremations – Middlebrook Chapel is serving the family.

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10:30 AM 1/30/2018 10:30:00 AM
All Saints Catholic Church

620 North Cedar Bluff Road
Knoxville, Tennessee 37923

All Saints Catholic Church
620 North Cedar Bluff Road Knoxville 37923 Tennessee
United States

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St. Judes Children's Research Hospital

262 Danny Thomas Place
Memphis, Tennessee 38105

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