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In Loving Memory of Carol Ann Draper

It is with heavy hearts that we announce the passing of Carol Ann Draper, a beloved mother, sister, grandmother, and friend. Carol peacefully left this world on November 18th, 2023, surrounded by her loving family.

Born in 1945 to Orin and Ruth Alden of Rochester, NY, Carol’s life was marked by warmth, compassion, and an unwavering love for her family. She faced life’s challenges with grace and a smile that could light up any room. Carol was predeceased by her siblings Darlene Gulisano and Arnold Alden, as well as her children, Daughter Ruth Draper and Son Leonard Draper (DeWolf).

She is survived by her sister Linda Heath and her Daughters Jacqueline Gath and Susan Cole (Ernie Cole). Carol’s legacy lives on through her grandchildren, Michael Brown, Ernest Cole Jr., Jonathan Cole, Kristen McCauley (Will McCauley), Matthew Gath, Kiera Paul, as well as several great-grandchildren, nieces, and nephews.

In lieu of flowers, the family kindly requests that donations be made to support the fight against childhood cancer. Contributions can be made in Carol’s memory to,

Carol will be remembered for her kindness, generosity, and the love she shared with everyone around her. May her soul rest in eternal peace, and may her memory be a source of comfort and inspiration to us all.

Friends and Family may call WEDNESDAY November 22, 2023 from 11AM to 1PM at Miller Funeral and Cremation Services, Inc. (3325 Winton Rd. S., Roch., NY 14623) Where a Funeral Service to celebrate Carol’s life will be held at 1 PM. Interment Private. All who knew and loved Carol are invited to join in remembrance and support.

John 11:25-26 Jesus said to her, “I am the resurrection and the life.  The one who believes in me will live, even though they die: and whoever lives by believing in me will never die.



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