Pittstown- Cecelia “Carolyn” (McDermott) Wein, 80, a resident of Pittstown for over 60 years, died peacefully Tuesday, July 2, at Evergreen Commons Nursing and Rehabilitation Center in East Greenbush following a long illness.
Born in Troy, August 17, 1938, Carolyn was the daughter of the late William and Celia (Smith) McDermott and the wife of the late John “Jack” Wein for many years.
Carolyn was a graduate of Lansingburgh High School and a home maker for all of her adult life. She enjoyed caring for her husband and home, raising her three children and loved tending her flower and vegetable gardens.
Carolyn was a communicant of the former St. George Catholic Church in Pittstown and a social member of the Pittstown Volunteer Emergency Corps for many years. She looked forward to Tuesday nights at the rescue squad hall were she would assist and play Bingo.
In her quiet time she enjoyed solving word search puzzles and watching Wheel of Fortune on t.v.
Carolyn is survived by her daughters and their husbands, Cathy and Michael Chmielewski of Spotsylvania, VA and Barbara A. and Alan Miller of Cumming, GA., a sister, Madeline LeBarron a brother, Larry McDermott, a sister-in-law, Ann McDermott, all of Pittstown, four grandchildren, Caitlin and Courtney Chmielewski of Spotsylvania and Steven and Brian Miller of Cumming GA, and several nieces and nephews. In addition to her parents and husband, Carolyn was predeceased by a son, the late James Wein, two brothers, John McDermott and William “Willie” McDermont and a brother-in-law, John LeBarron.
A Mass of Christian Resurrection for Carolyn will be celebrated on Saturday, July 6, 2019 at 10:00 a.m. at Our Lady of Victory Church in Sycaway by Fr. Randall Patterson. Burial will follow in St. Mary’s Cemetery in Troy. Relatives and friends are invited to call at the Howard B. Tate & Son Funeral Home Inc., on Friday July 5, from 3:00-7:00 p.m.
Memorial contributions if desired may be made to the Pittstown Volunteer Emergency Corps., 60 Parker School Road, Johnsonville, NY 12094 in memory of Carolyn Wein.