Caroline A. Stalter
Montour Falls/Dundee: age 78, of Montour Falls, NY passed away on Wednesday July 2, 2014 in the comfort of her home after a long courageous battle with cancer.
Friends are invited to say their goodbyes from 5-7 pm Wednesday (July 9) at the Baird Funeral Home, 36 Water Street, Dundee; where her funeral service will be held at 7:00 pm with Rev. Lucinda O'Leary officiating.
In lieu of flowers, she wishes for memorial contributions to be made to CareFirst, 11751 E. Corning Rd., Corning, NY 14830-3657.
Caroline was born on July 9, 1935 in Butler, NJ, the daughter of the late Harry and Anna Brannin Fredericks. On July 31, 1961 in Elton, Maryland she married the late Harry L. Stalter; who passed away on May 6, 2003. She has lived locally since 1964, previously of Bloomingdale, NJ. Caroline was the owner of the former Caroline’s Diner in Montour Falls from 1979 – 1984. She retired in 2011 due to her health after 15 years working at the Crossing Diner, in Dundee, NY. She was a member of Montour Falls Ladies of the Moose Lodge #426, the Wayne American Legion Meade-Price Post 1208 Ladies Aux., and the Dundee V.F.W. Goodrich-Smith Post #8649, Ladies Auxiliary. In her spare time, she loved time at the lake, vacations to Myrtle Beach, reading, crochet, playing cards, and hand held games, and watching the Meer Kat’s, and Andy Griffin reruns on TV.
She is loved and will be dearly missed by devoted companion since 2006 Eugene F. Westrick Sr. with whom she made her home; a son Leonard "Lenny" R. (Sally Nemier) Gould of Irelandville, NY, 2 “daughters” Ella (Bryan) Plain of Poughkeepsie, NY, and Dana (Patrick) Heifferon of Elmira; 6 grandchildren; 11 great grandchildren; several nieces, nephews; and countless friends and co-workers. She will be forever loved by her best friend who she loved like a sister Tara Boudinot of Dundee, and her 4 legged friend Daisy.
Besides her parents, and husband, she was pre-deceased, by a son William David Gould Stalter in 1986.