Obituary: Carol B. Davidson

Carol B. Davidson

TERRYVILLE — Carol B. Davidson, 70, formerly of Naugatuck, passed away Monday, Nov. 26, 2018 at Waterbury Hospital after a long illness. She was the wife of Howard B. Davidson.

Mrs. Davidson was born June 22, 1948 in Burlington, Vt., the daughter of the late Waldo and Rhoda F. (Smith) Burke. She was educated in local schools and had attended Methodist College. She has spent many years as a Naugatuck resident before recently moving to Terryville. She was previously employed by John Hancock Insurance; then finished out her career with Dr. Robert Porzio in Waterbury, where she retired after 32 years.

Carol was a loving wife and mother. Carol’s culinary skills included a variety of international foods that she prepared for numerous family gatherings, her favorite of which was Thanksgiving, when she would make her famous dog team tavern sticky buns. In her leisure time she crocheted afghans and baby blankets for gifts. She was also an avid reader and an amazing photographer.

Besides her husband of nearly 50 years, Mrs. Davidson is survived by her son, David Davidson of Henderson, Nev.; her daughters, Stacy Orr and her husband, Ron, of Terryville, Kimberly Brown and her husband, Scott, of Watertown, N.Y. and Brianne Barrett and her husband, Rob, of Northford; her brother, John Burke of S. Burlington, Vt.; as well as her 11 grandchildren. Besides her parents, she is predeceased by her brother, Thomas Burke; and sister, Lois Carossi.

A Celebration of Life will be held Thursday, Nov. 29 from 4 to 7 p.m. at the Alderson-Ford Funeral Home of Waterbury, 496 Chase Ave.

Memorial contributions may be made to ALS Association, CT Chapter, 4 Oxford Road, Milford, CT 06460.

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