Carol's Story

QUINCY, CA - With her beloved husband at her side, Carol Ann Whitcher peacefully went on to her eternal home following a valiant battle with cancer, Saturday morning, April 23, 2016 under the care of the compassionate staff at Plumas District Hospital at the age of 77.

Born in Brewer, Maine, Carol was raised and educated in Bangor, Maine where she graduated from Bangor High School as a member of the "Class of 1957". In 1963Carol moved west settling in Southern California and it is here while eating at a local restaurant she met the one who was to become the love of her life, best friend and husband, William "Bill" Whitcher. The couple were united in matrimony on April 9, 1966 in Huntington, Park, CA and to this blessed union two sons and two daughters were born.

First and foremost a dedicated and loving wife, Carol worked for Robinson's Department Store in Southern California in their Shoe Department for a number of years. In 1988 she and Bill relocated to the beautiful Northeastern California community of Quincy from Thousand Oaks, CA. Here Carol became actively involved in her community as a Volunteer with Plumas District Hospital where she served as the Treasurer and Secretary as well as the former Manager of their thrift store. She could always be found alongside her husband either as a member of the Quincy Lady Elks where she is a former president, or the Order of Eastern Star. She is also a longtime member of the Gamma Iota Sorority. Carol also found great pleasure in camping and traveling as well as cooking and relaxing doing needle craft.

In her passing Carol leaves her loving husband of fifty years William "Bill" Whitcher of Quincy, CA; sons, Charles of Carson City, NV and Kenneth of Reno, NV; daughters, Donna Davie of Princeville, HI and Laura Lucia of Spokane Valley, WA; her seven adorable grand and two great grandchildren; a brother, Willis Martin, Jr. of Brewer, Maine and sister, Connie Lavoie of Bangor, Maine.

Along with her parents she joins her sister, Phyllis Simpson in their eternal home.

A Memorial Mass will be celebrated for the repose of Carol's soul at a later date. An opportunity to express your condolences to the family along with signing the memorial guest register is available online at www.fehrmanmortuary.com. Carolhad asked that any remembrances in her memory be made to either the Kidney Foundation or the American Cancer Society c/o Fehrman Mortuary and Crematory, P.O. Box 53, Quincy, CA 95971.
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