Carolynne J. (Martin) Hodgkins-Lawyer


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Central Bridge, NY - Carolynne J. (Martin) Hodgkins-Lawyer, of Central Bridge, N.Y., and a former longtime resident of Gloucester and Beverly, died suddenly of a heart attack on April 3, 2019.
Carolynne was born on September 27, 1942, the daughter of Arthur and Marion (Robicheau) Martin and attended Gloucester Schools.
She was a loving mother, sister, Grammy, and friend to all, and she was known for sending beautiful cards with lovely notes and gifts for any, or no, occasion. She was always there to lend a helping hand whenever needed.
Carolynne was always busy, loved crafting, sewing, and was a prolific crocheter, having made hundreds of afghans in her life. She loved angels and had quite a collection of them.
She was a loyal parishioner at St. Vincent de Paul Catholic Church in Coberskill, N.Y., and a member of the St. Vincent de Paul Crochet Club. Carolynne was active in every aspect of parish life, and was a devoted volunteer. She was also a member of the Carlisle and Central Bridge Senior Clubs, in which she held several leadership roles over the years. She will be dearly missed and lovingly remembered by all who knew her.
Carolynne is survived by her children, Donald Davis, husband of Beth, Richard Davis, husband of Lisa, both of Beverly; Suzette Todd, fiancé of William Kirchner, of Sloanesville, N.Y., Marion Saunders, wife of Gregory, of Worcester, Mass., and Patricia Hodgkins, of Central Bridge, N.Y.
She is also survived by her brothers, Kelsey Martin, husband of Mary, of Beverly, Dennis Martin, Husband of Geraldine and Kevin Martin of Gloucester, and Sam Martin of West Palm Beach, Fla.; her sister, Karen Amero of Gloucester; nine grandchildren, Robert, Amberlee, Christopher, Haley, Heather, Michael, Corina, Crystal, and Daniel; five great-grandchildren, and many nieces, nephews, and friends.
Carolynne also leaves two lifelong friends, Fran Doucette and Sandy Beaulieu, both of Gloucester, her two beloved puppy companions, Magic and Peanut.
She was predeceased by her husbands, Donald Lawyer; and Robert Hodgkins, a daughter Lee Anne Sheehan, and three sisters, Billy Jane (Martin) Anderson, Paige Martin, and Marion Martin.
Services were held in New York. There will be a Celebration of Life here at a date and time to be announced.
Published on April 24, 2019
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6 posts

Lorraine robishaw
May 01, 2019
So sorry for your loss Kelsey may she R.I.P.
Gretchen Martin-Callahan
Apr 24, 2019
I’m sorry that we didn’t get to meet in person....
My condolences to everyone-
Marie Conrad
Apr 24, 2019
She will be in our hearts forever. So sorry she had to leave us so early!
Gilman and Sylvia Robicheau
Apr 24, 2019
I was very happy that we had a chance to meet her and was very honored to have her come all this way to attend our wedding 10 years ago I know she will missed cause I kept in contact by phone but not nearly enough
Frances Doucette
Apr 24, 2019
Your mom was my dearest best friend for over 68yrs. And Is my best friend forever . Carolyn Was a very special person always there for everyone . Life will not be same with ought her I will miss her terribly. 💔
Linda Coitrone
Apr 24, 2019
my deepest sympathy. The loss of Mom is devastating I will forever keep her beautiful smile and Heart of Gold In my mind and my heart always. She has touched so many life's with her goodness, she was the perfect example of Gods work. I know that she loved her family dearly and is your angel watching over all.It is a Honer to have been a part of her life'