Carolyn J. Hoard
Hoard, Carolyn (McLaughlin) 82, of Cranston passed away on Sunday September 22, 2013 surrounded by the family that loved her at Cherry Hill Manor in Johnston. Carolyn was the beloved wife of the late Earl R. Hoard. Born in Providence, she was the daughter of the late Charles F. and Barbara B. (Affleck) McLaughlin and sister of the late Sgt Charles F. McLaughlin Jr. Carolyn started her working career at B A Ballou Manufacturing. She then was and an administrative assistant for Louttit Laundry for almost 20 years before finishing the last ten years of her career at Blue Cross and Blue Shield in Providence before retiring in 1997. She enjoyed duckpin bowling, ceramics, western movies, card playing and board games - It was hard to beat her at monopoly. She is survived by her son Russell and his wife Linda of Cranston, her son Robert and his wife Lori of Lincoln, her son Kevin of Pawtucket and her daughter Margaret of Cumberland. Carolyn was also blessed with nine grandchildren and six great-grandchildren. Her funeral will be held on Thursday September 26th at 10:00am in The Butterfield Chapel 500 Pontiac Avenue Cranston. Burial will follow in Highland Memorial Park, Johnston. Visitation will be held on Wednesday from 4:00-8:00pm. In lieu of flowers donations to the Rhode Island Blood Center 405 Promenade Street Providence, RI 02908 would be appreciated.
Brenda Carpentier - 09/24/2013
As a frequent visitor to cherry hill myself I have watched a loving family care for their mother..in this time of sorrow May you find comfort in knowing that you were truly a loving family... Hoping great memories will comfort all...sincerely
Agnes (Keyes) Fox - 09/24/2013
I knew Carolyn many years ago. We sang in the choir at the Church of the Messiah, and worked together at B.A. Ballou. She was a great lady with a wonderful sense of humor. And I think I introduced Carolyn to Earl. My sister Dot was married to Bill Hoard, both deceased at this time.Keep memories close, I am sure you have precious ones.
Dennis & Anthony Sisto - 09/26/2013
RUSSEL, Our sincere condolences in the passing of your mother. Our thoughts and prayers go out to you.
Marcia Williams - 09/26/2013
To Bob and Family, my sincere condolescences to you and your family. I know how much you loved your mom. My prayers are with you during this difficult time.
Kathy (Dalma) Sorrentino - 09/28/2013
new Carol some time ago, she was always such a wonderful lady, my sincere condolences to the family.