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Carol L. Dick, Richburg

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Loving Wife, Mother, Grandmother and Great Grandmother

Carol Louise Dick, formerly of Richburg, New York residing at Highland Park Rehabilitation and Nursing Center in Wellsville since 2018, passed away Saturday, October 28th 2023.

Carol was born September 9th 1931 in Cuba, New York as the first and oldest of three daughters to Raymond and Reta (Middaugh) Cole.  She graduated high school from Richburg Central School and married her high school sweetheart, James (Jim) F. Dick November 5th 1949 in the Richburg Parsonage. 

Carol and Jim founded Sunny Hill Campsite in Richburg, New York and for 47 years, owned and operated the private, family-owned business.  During those years, she was blessed with two sons, James Jr. and Steven Douglas.  Carol worked at the Richburg Central School as a librarian, and also later worked for Heary’s Furniture Store in Friendship.   She was able to meet many people in the community and build long-lasting friendships.

Carol and Jim joined the Good Sam Club and were fortunate to have traveled many places with their family and extended family ‘camping friends.’  When not traveling, Carol supported and assisted Jim with many staple events at Sunny Hill – Pot Luck Dinners, Square Dancing Groups, July 4th Festivities, and even Christmas in July!  Carol enjoyed her time with her husband and sons in helping families create meaningful camping experiences and memories. 

Carol is survived by her husband, Jim of nearly 74 years, a son, Steven (Georgia – “Sam”) Dick of Richburg, her youngest sister Linda Cole of Richburg, four grandchildren: Tracy (Andrew) Martorana of LeRoy, New York, David James (Kelli) Dick of Cuba, New York, Jason Frederick (Cassondra) Dick of West Clarksville, New York and Jennifer Marie Dick (Mark Charrette) of Petersburg, New York and three great grandchildren:  Paige Webb of LeRoy, New York and Cason and Treyson Dick of West Clarksville, New York.  Carol is also survived by her daughter-in-law, Cindy Dick of Wellsville, New York, a niece, Carolyn Kellogg Jonas of Wellsville, New York, a nephew, Philip Kellogg of Ohio, and a great-niece, Caitlin Jonas of Wellsville, New York.

Carol was predeceased by her father and mother, Raymond and Reta Cole, her son, James F. Dick Jr., and her sister Barbara Seibert of Delaware.

Visitation will be held at Mark F. Rinker Funeral Home & Memorial Service Inc., 554 South Main Street Bolivar, NY 14715 on Thursday, November 2, 2023 from 4-6 P.M., private family funeral services will follow visitation.   The Rev. Larry Allen, will officiate. 

Burial will be in Woodlawn Cemetery in Wellsville, New York.

In lieu of flowers, please consider donating to a charity of your own choosing.  Online condolences can be submitted to www.rinkerfuneralhome.com.

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