Carol B. Van Dusen of Honeoye Lake, passed away June12, 2018 at age 75. Born in Corning, NY October 28, 1942 to the late Virgil and Glenora Harris Baird. Predeceased by her sister, Beverly Tompkins. Carol married William Van Dusen on July 18, 1964.
She was a lifetime medical professional. Carol received her LPN degree in 1961 from the Geneva School of Practical Nursing, her Associates in Nursing from Corning Community College in 1976, her Bachelors of Science in Nursing from SUNY Utica in 1981 and her Masters of Science Degree in Pediatric Nursing from the University of Rochester in 1990. She did all of this while raising a family and working full time.
Carol retired after working 26 years at Fairport Pediatrics where she is still known as "Nurse Carol" by patients, parents and associates.
Carol is survived by her husband William; her sons, Pieter (Lyndon) Van Dusen and Christopher (Tabitha) Van Dusen; grandchildren, Zackary Phillips and Allison and Nicholas Van Dusen; sister, Janice (Roman) Kucil; nephews, Timothy (Angela) Tompkins, John (Toni) Tompkins, Roman Kucil, Andrew Kucil; niece, Patricia Herrington; grand nieces and nephews, Morgan and Devon Herrington and Alexandra and Owen Tompkins.
Friends may call June 15, 2018 from 2-4 p.m. and 7-9 p.m. at the Merton H. Kays Funeral Home, Inc. 59 Monroe Street, Honeoye Falls. Private burial at Elmwood Cemetery. A celebration of Carol's life will be held on Sunday, July 1, 2018 at 2 pm at the Honeoye United Church of Christ. In lieu of flowers, please make contributions to Benincasa Hospice House, Habitat for Humanity of Ontario Co., Honeoye United Church of Christ, Honeoye Falls United Methodist Church or the charity of your choice.
Merton H. Kays Funeral Home maintained its grand and spacious home like environment that so many families appreciate. While keeping with its historic features the funeral home is a very large facility offering families the space they need while ensuring the costs to families is kept competitive or below other funeral homes in the surrounding area.
Merton H Kays Funeral Home, Inc.
59 Monroe Street Honeoye Falls, NY, 14472 Phone: (585) 624-1120 Fax: (585) 624-3228