Nancy M. Carlson
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Nancy M. Carlson
  • July 21, 1945 - June 17, 2015
  • East Hartford, Connecticut

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Nancy M. Carlson of East Hartford, wife of Leroy H. Carlson Jr. died Wednesday, June 17, 2015 in Manchester. She was the daughter of Eldore Capoldo and born in Hartford on July 21, 1945. In addition to her husband, she is survived by a brother Lionel Capoldo and his wife Hattie of Lake City, FL, step children Dawn Carlson Chmielewski and Todd Carlson, nieces Lorraine Costa and Mary Long, nephews Bud Costa, David Capoldo, Phil Capoldo and Mark Capoldo as well as several great nieces and nephews and many cousins. Nancy had 6 step grandchildren two of whom, Dana and Nicholas Chmielewski, were very dear to her heart as she was to them. She also leaves behind her fur babies Oliver, Harry, Dillon and Dawson. Nancy was predeceased by her sisters Elaine Costa and Lorraine Capoldo and her brother George Capoldo.

Nancy grew up in Hartford, CT and worked at Preston Engravers in Windsor, CT as a hand engraver and machinist for many years. She was an incredibly talented crafter and artisan as well as a lover of animals and wildlife. Nancy and her husband are members of Faith Lutheran Church in East Hartford, CT.
Calling hours will be held on Thursday, June 25th from 5:00pm to 7:00 pm at Benjamin J. Callahan Funeral Home, 318 Burnside Avenue, East Hartford, CT. Funeral services will be held on Friday, June 26th at 11:00am at Faith Lutheran Church, 1120 Silver Lane, East Hartford followed by burial services at Silver Lane Cemetery, East Hartford, CT.

Charitable contributions on Nancy's behalf may be made to the Connecticut Humane Society or the American Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals. Nancy's family would like to thank DeQuattro Cancer Center of Manchester, Visiting Nurses & Health Services of Connecticut and Manchester Manor for their care and support.

To visit Nancy's online tribute and leave a message of condolence, please visit www.callahanfuneral.com