M. Carol (Coghlin) Strom

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M. Carol (Coghlin) Strom, 80
BRIDGTON - M. Carol (Coghlin) Strom, 80, of Bridgton, formerly of Medfield, Mass., died unexpectedly, Tuesday, June 5, 2018, due to injuries sustained in an automobile accident. She was born on Dec. 24,1937, in Boston, Mass.
Carol graduated from Mt. St. Joseph Academy in Boston. She married Stanley G. Strom in 1937. Together they raised four children in Medfield, Mass. She retired as an executive secretary for the Crystler Corp. then moved to Bridgton. with her loving husband of over 50 years until his death in 2010.
Carol was a very involved member of St. Joseph's Church in Bridgton, including the Women's Guild and the Lazarus Society. She participated with the St. Joseph's food pantry and the Garden Club. While in Medfield she belonged to the League of Women's Voters, a Girl Scout Leader and a CCD teacher. She felt very strongly about giving back to the community. Carol enjoyed figure skating with her daughters. She also enjoyed living on the lake watching the loons and birds in her yard.
She is survived by her children, Stanley G. Strom, Jr. and his wife Carol of Portsmouth, N.H., Karen Kelson and her husband Brian of Turner, and Jamie Mantz (Strom). She was predeceased by her daughter, AnnMarie Hollis (Strom). She was the grandmother of eight grandchildren: Michael and Nikki Kelson of Auburn; MaryBeth Kelson of Hampden; Melissa (Kelson) and Kyle Staples of Standish; Austin Mantz, Courtney Mantz, Kyle Mantz, and Elliot Mantz of Medfield, Mass.; Rick Hollis of Walpole, Mass. She was predeseased by her brother James Coghlin of Palo Alto, Calif.
Family and friends are invited to a time of memorial visitation from 5-7 p.m., Monday, June 11, 2018, at the Chandler Funeral Home, 8 Elm St., Bridgton. A memorial Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated, 11a.m., Tuesday, June 12, 2018, at St. Joseph Church, 225 S. High St., Bridgton, ME 04009. Private family interment will take place at a later date at the Vine Lake Cemetery in Medfield.

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Chandler Funeral Homes and Cremation Service
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Bridgton, ME 04009
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Published in Portland Press Herald/Maine Sunday Telegram on June 9, 2018
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