Carolyn Blake-Bashaw, 81 of Pine St. died Thursday, Oct. 7, 2021 at the Springfield Hospital. She was born Oct. 31, 1939 in Bellows Falls, VT the daughter of Carol and Marion Fair Blake. Carolyn attended school at Kurn Hattin and was a graduate of Walpole New Hampshire High School. Following High School, she served in the US Air Force, later did some secretarial work and home health care. Carolyn was very proud of her work on public television. She was very spiritual and enjoyed music and cooking especially her prize winning apple pies.
Survivors include three sons, Marshal Diakon of Texas, Randy Diakon of CA, Samuel Colby of Springfield, VT, one daughter Susannah Gravel of Randolph, VT, two brothers, Clifford and Jerry Blake, and one sister, Linda Kenniston. Grandchildren, Ryan and Aspen Gravel, Joshua Bennett, Noah and Raelynn Colby, Great Grand daughter Kianna Bennett. She was predeceased by her parents, her husband Carol Bashaw, and several brothers and sisters.
There will be a calling hour on Saturday Oct. 16, 2021 at 10:00 am at the Fenton & Hennessey Funeral Home, Westminster St, Bellows Falls, VT. Burial service will follow at 11:00 am at the Immanuel Church Yard Cemetery in Bellows Falls, VT.