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Lester R. Grummons Funeral Home

14 Grand Street, Oneonta, NY

OBITUARY

Carolyn A. DeSilva

August 26, 1940August 6, 2020

ONEONTA - Carolyn A. DeSilva, 79, of Oneonta passed away Thursday, Aug. 6, 2020, at Chestnut Park Rehabilitation & Nursing Center, Oneonta.

She was born Aug. 26, 1940, in Margaretville, the daughter of the late Howard and Dorothy (VanVaulkenburg) Fairbairn.

Carol was an antiques dealer and owned and operated Carol's Antique's in Oneonta for many years.

Carol is survived by her son, Kevin and Carol DeSilva, Oneonta; daughter, Debra and John Gransbury, Virginia Beach, Virginia; as well as four grandchildren, Michelle, Adam, Nick and Ryan Gransbury; three great-grandchildren, Logan, Trey and Kaesan Gransbury; a sister-in-law, Brenda Fairbairn, Margaretville; special friends, Sue and Don Allen, Arkville and Toni Christensen, Murray, Utah; as well as several nieces and nephews.

Carol's family thanks Chestnut Park Rehabilitation & Nursing Center for the care and compassion given to her while she was there.

There will be no services at this time.

Donations may be made to the Susquehanna SPCA, 4841 State Highway 28, Cooperstown, NY 13326.

To send the family an online condolence, please visit www.grummonsfuneralhome.com. Arrangements are by the Lester R. Grummons Funeral Home, Oneonta.

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Anita Stratton

August 12, 2020

I enjoyed your mom a lot, Kevin. I was glad that we could share a table and enjoy activities together. I am sorry for the loss of you mother. Anita K. Stratton

DAVID DECKER

August 12, 2020

KEVIN AND DEBBIE, SORRY TO HEAR OF YOUR MOMS PASSING.MY THOUGHTS AND PRAYERS ARE WITH YOU BOTH .

Andrea Epps Hodges

August 12, 2020

Kevin and Debbie...Do know that my thoughts and prayers are with you at this time.. So many wonderful memories of the days so many years ago when I babysit you both.. Your mom and dad were great people to work for.. I so remember the pudding we used to make, you kids had never had home made pudding before and so everytime I came to babysit, we made that.. I pray your lives have been fulfilling.. Love you both and tell John that I love him too.. Love you.. Andrea Epps Hodges..

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