Carolyn (Carey) Ralls, 71, beloved wife of David R. Ralls, of Wintechog Hill Road, North Stonington, CT, passed away in Rocky Hill, CT on Thursday, November 15, 2018.
Carolyn was born in Brownsville, PA, the daughter of Flora Carey of Pittsburgh, PA and the late Clarence Carey, Sr.
She worked as the Vice President of Human Resources for Norwich Savings Society, later known as People’s Bank, where she retired in 2002. She also previously worked at the United Way. She served as a Sunday School teacher, church secretary and Deaconess at the Pleasant Street Baptist Church for many years and after Carolyn graduated from the Hartford Seminary, she was ordained as a Baptist Minister. She later became a member of the Shiloh Baptist Church in New London and though she loved ministering to anyone in need, she most enjoyed spending time with her family.
In addition to her husband David, she leaves two children, Desiree Ralls-Morrison (Patrick) of Stamford, CT and David C. Ralls (Leigh Ann) of Rocky Hill, CT; three siblings, Clarence Carey, Jr. and Esther Hughes, both of Virginia Beach, VA and Jeannine Scott of Brandywine, MD. Mrs. Ralls will also be dearly missed by her four grandchildren, Hailey Ralls, Langston Morrison, Malkelm Morrison and Paige Ralls as well as many other family members and friends.
Visiting hours will be held at Potter’s House Church of God, 500 Sandy Hollow Rd., Mystic, CT on Tuesday from 10:30a.m. – 12:30p.m., immediately followed by a funeral service at 12:30p.m.in the church. Burial will be private. Gaffney-Dolan Funeral Home, 59 Spruce St., Westerly is in charge of the arrangements. For online condolences please visit www.gaffneydolanfuneralhome.com