Carol's Story

NEWPORT - Carol Sue (Dunton) Leavitt, 71, passed away peacefully February 19, 2015, at her residence surrounded by her family. She was born April 20, 1943, in Palmyra, a daughter of Herbert and Phyllis (Fletcher) Dunton.

She attended Palmyra and Hartland schools. She married the love of her life, Carroll G. Leavitt, on November 16, 1963, and they were married for 51 years. Carol was a full time mother and housewife.

In addition to her husband of Newport, she is survived by 3 daughters, Joanne and husband, David Henderson, of Corinna, Judy and husband, Charlie Thody, of Palmyra, Jackie and husband David Wilson of Bowerbank; 2 stepchildren, Marilyn Hight of Hartland Bubar and Rocky Leavitt and friend Becky of Palmyra; her twin sister, Betty Lou Butler of Newport; and a special niece, Mary Butler and her daughter, Sarah, of Detroit. She will be fondly remembered by her many grandchildren, great-grandchildren; and a dear friend, Maxine Leavitt of Newport. She was predeceased by 3 brothers, Eugene, Kerry and Kenny Dunton.

She requested that no formal services be held; however, her body will be buried at Riverside Cemetery in Newport. Arrangements are by Crosby & Neal, Newport. Those who wish may leave written condolences at www.CrosbyNeal.com.
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