Carole Lee Keys, 92, of Hughes Rd., Morrisville NY, passed away Sunday, July 30, 2023 at the Cooperstown Center for Rehabilitation.
She was born May 14, 1931 in Earlville, a daughter of the late Harold and Pearle Woods Wilson. She received her early education in Earlville schools and attended Hamilton High School. On September 4, 1970, Carole married Glenn Curtis Keys in Erieville. He predeceased her on August 22, 2011. A resident of Morrisville since 1963, Carole was a homemaker who devoted her life to caring for her family. She had been a volunteer for the R.S.V.P program in Morrisville and loved gardening.
Surviving are her children, Eric (Mary) Wilson, Cocoa Beach, FL: Mel (Stacy) Crowell, Cocoa Beach FL; Lauren (Marla) Crowell, Canastota; Zack (Mary) Crowell, Hayes, VA; Shan Keys, Sherburne; Craig Keys, Morrisville; daughter-in-law, Donna Crowell, Twano, VA; sisters, Nancy Wilde and Janice Brown of NC; 21 grandchildren, 38 great-grandchildren and 13 great-great-grandchildren; many nieces, nephews and cousins; great-nieces and -nephews. She was predeceased by her sons, Greg Crowell and Darcy Keys; a daughter, Crystal Calhoun; sisters, Beverly Buttoff, Patricia Ryberg, Phyllis Bigford and Vaune Bigford; brothers, Gale, Sanford, Eugene, Frederick and Myron “Dereck” Wilson.
In keeping with Carole’s wishes, there are no services or calling hours.
Contributions in her memory may be made to the Morrisville Cemetery Association, PO Box 32, Morrisville, NY 13408.
Arrangements have been entrusted to Burgess & Tedesco Funeral Home, 31 Cedar St., Morrisville.