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Carol Foglesong

October 2, 1946 — May 15, 2020

Carol Foglesong

Carol V. Foglesong, 73, of New Boston, Illinois died Friday, May 15, 2020 at Trinity Rock Island.

A private family visitation will be held at Dennison Funeral Home, Aledo.  Graveside services are Wednesday, May 20th at New Boston Cemetery, with Pastor Charles Reynolds officiating.  Serving as pallbearers are Melissa and Brad Carrell, Amy and Dusty Terrill, Lindsay Etheridge and Tyler Johnston, Brandon Coulter and Matt Zimmerman.  In lieu of flowers, memorials may be given to a local food pantry.

Carol was born October 2, 1946 in New Boston the daughter of Milton and Gwendolyn Maxine Humble McDonald.  In September of 1963 she married Curtis Coulter, from this marriage came two children, Rhonda and Scott.  Carol spent the last 29 years with her beloved Larry.  She worked several years at Heinz in Muscatine, retiring in 1992.  In her younger days she loved to play softball.  She was an avid gardener who loved flowers and watching birds…especially hummingbirds.   Carol loved playing board games, bingo, cards and going to the casino.  She was a wonderful cook and baker, her pies were delicious.  Her greatest joy was time spent with family, especially her grandchildren and great grandchildren.

Those left to cherish her memory are her beloved Larry Morrissey; children:  Rhonda (James) Akers and Scott Coulter; grandchildren:  Melissa (Brad) Carrell, Amy (Dusty) Terrill, Lindsay (Tyler Johnston) Etheridge, Brandon (Ashley) Coulter and Matt Zimmerman; great grandchildren:  Kaiden, Brody, Lily, Blair and Jude; siblings:  Marilyn (Lloyd) Nelson, Kathleen Baker, Alice Cantrell, Mick (Debbie) McDonald and Peg Larson; as well as Larry’s children:  Christine Ryan, JP Morrissey and Katie (Vince) Spiritosanto and grandchildren:  Michael, Audrey, Tess, Johnny and Talia.

She was preceded in death by her parents and siblings:  Cheryl McDonald, Virginia Lascelles, Jim McDonald and Jodie Whitlow.

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