Carolyn M. Strom, 75, of 106 Lakin Ave., passed away at 5:18 a.m. Tuesday (Aug. 13, 2013), in the Buffalo General Hospital, Buffalo, N.Y.
A lifelong area resident, she was born Sept. 23, 1937, in Jamestown, N.Y., a daughter of the late Charles and Marie Bowen Chapman.
She will be remembered as a loving and caring wife, mother and grandmother who loved to hunt, ride her motorcycle and horses. She also loved to sing, play guitar and several other musical instruments. She loved to watch Godfather movies, the Sopranos and was a big fan of John Wayne westerns.
Surviving are her husband, Donald V. Strom, whom she married May 29, 1956: two sons: Steven (Marty) Strom and Jeremy Strom, both of Jamestown, seven grandchildren: Kelsey Strom, Matthew Strom, Stephen Swegles, Kristi Chapman, Michelle King, Amber Harrington and Raymond Strom, all of Jamestown; and five great-grandchildren: Breanna King, Zachariah King, Tyler Swegles, Mason Chapman and Cole Chapman.
Besides her parents, she was preceded in death by a son, Stanley V. Strom; a daughter, Christina Strom; two brothers: Harold and Donald Chapman; and two sisters: Dolores Keith and Jane Chapman.
The funeral will be held at 2 p.m. Friday in the Lind Funeral Home. Pastor Irma Anderson of the Compassion Unlimited Ministries will officiate. Burial will be in the Sunset Hill Cemetery.
Friends will be received for one hour prior to the service on Friday in the funeral home.
Memorials may be made to The Resource Center Foundation, 200 Dunham Ave., Jamestown, NY 14701.
You may light a candle in remembrance of Carolyn at www.lindfuneralhome. com.