Carolyn "Caroline" J. Carns

2 agosto , 192426 marzo , 2021

Carolyn “Caroline” J. Carns, 96, of Clearfield, passed away Friday, March 26, 2021 at her home.

Mrs. Carns was born August 2, 1924 in Grampian, the daughter of Joseph Sr. and Mary (Ritz) Rancik.

Carolyn was a Homemaker, and formerly worked at the Ritz Grille in Clearfield.

She was a member of the Mt. Joy United Methodist Church where she had taught Bible School.

Carolyn is survived by her four children; David A. Carns and his wife Janet L., Sally A. Wilson and her husband Robert J., Sue A. Straw and her husband Tom and Jeffrey L. Carns and his wife Susan all of Clearfield. Also surviving are ten grandchildren, sixteen great grandchildren, three siblings; Joseph Rancik, Jr., of Grampian, James R. Rancik of Curwensville and Mona Jean Wood of Grampian and numerous nieces and nephews.

Mrs. Carns was preceded in death by her parents, her husband, Ashley Lyle Carns whom she married June 26, 1946 and who passed away October 8, 2004, a great grandson, Tyler David Carns, two brothers; William F. Rancik and Thomas Rancik and a sister, Geraldine Mohney.

Funeral Services will be held at the Bennett and Houser Funeral Home, Inc. of Clearfield on Tuesday, March 30, 2021 at 3:00 PM with Pastor Kenneth J. Leonard officiating. Interment will be in Mt. Joy Cemetery.

Live Stream of the service can be viewed at Bennett and Houser Facebook.

Friends will be received at the funeral home on Tuesday from 2:00 PM until the hour of services.

The family requests that COVID requirements be observed with masking and social distancing.

The family suggests that memorial contributions be made to the Mt. Joy United Methodist Church, P.O. Box 409, Clearfield, PA 16830 or charity of the donor’s choice.

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Carolyn "Caroline" J. Carns



30 marzo , 2021

We would like to extend out sympathy to the Carns family. Carolyn was a very loving, kind, and gentle woman. She did a great job raising her wonderful family. She had great faith and trust in God. We are sure she is in a better place, free from pain. She will be greatly missed.

Linda O’Day

29 marzo , 2021

Sally , I was so sorry to hear about the loss of your mother . I have many good memories of my times spent at your your house . Your mother was always so sweet to me and always made me feel at home ! My funniest memory is that she made several attempts to get me to like tomato soup which didn’t happen ! My love and prayers are with you and your family, my dear sweet friend . May God ‘s love bring you comfort and peace . Love and hugs , Linda Cambria O’Day