Carol R. (Hayes) Bolinger, 67

Carol R. (Hayes) Bolinger, 67, of North East, passed away on Monday, Feb. 27, 2023, at her residence in North East. She was born on Nov. 18, 1955 in Erie, a daughter of the late Neal David and Wanita Godfrey Hayes.  

Carol was a machine operator in Food Processing with Bay Valley Foods for many years, retiring in December of 2020. Carol was a member of the North East Loyal Order of Moose. Her Cats were her pride and joy. She enjoyed gardening, spending time with her grandchildren, camping with friends and playing Bingo. She was an avid Bills/Chiefs fan and sold Scentsy Wax Products.

Carol was preceded in death by her parents; and three brothers, Robert, Timothy and Alan Hayes.  

She is survived by her son Jason Stetson of North East; her daughter, Samantha Mann (Douglas) of North East; three grandchildren, Karlee Stetson, McKynlee Mann and Tobias Mann; and three brothers, Leslie Hayes (Patty) of Fairview, Jeffrey Hayes (Cathy) of North East and Thomas Hayes of North East.

Friends will be received at the W. Tad Bowers Funeral Home, 92 S. Lake St., North East, Pa., on Friday, March 3 from 3 to 6 p.m. and are invited to attend funeral services there on Saturday at 11 a.m. Pastor Troy Keith officiating. Interment will be in East Ripley Cemetery, Ripley, N.Y.

Memorials may be made to the Roswell Park Cancer Institute, Elm and Carlton Streets, Buffalo, NY 14263, The Anna Shelter, 1555 E. 10th St., Erie, PA 16511 or to the Community Nursing Services Hospice, 7 Park St., North East, PA, 16428.  

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