Carol Kroskie, 78, of Roscoe PA, passed away surrounded by her loved ones at home on November 10, 2021.
Carol was born on January 23, 1943, to Ralph and Stella Mae Ward Anderson in California, PA.She spent her life as a homemaker and devoted wife to her husband, Larry and was a fiercely dedicated mom to all four of her children, raising all of them to go on to accomplish great things. Family came first and was above all else to Carol.
In her lifetime she enjoyed spending time in her backyard gardening and baking with her grandchildren. She and her late husband also spent much of their time crafting together. She spent a decade working in the cafeteria at the California University dining hall, where she also mothered many of the college students. Carol was a huge crime buff and loved watching crime show marathons. Most importantly, she loved being a grandmother to her 6 grandchildren.
Along with her parents, Carol was preceded in death by her husband of 48 years, Larry Kroskie and brothers and sister-in-law; John (Carlene) Anderson and Ray Anderson.
She is survived by her children, Pam (Dave) Yasenchak, Sheri (John) Galli, Suzi (Bob) Vercamen and Larry (Denise Mitchell) Kroskie; Grandchildren; Sheri (Adam) Wikert, Chelsea (Jon) Sanders, David (Jen Ryan) Yasenchak, Lindsay (Jake) Wall, Lacey (Cesar) Saavedra and Katlyn Vercamen, her brother, Ralph Anderson; sister, Mary Kortina. Carol was also blessed with seven great grandchildren.
Visitation will be held on Friday November 12, 2021 from 3pm-7pm at Melenyzer Funeral Homes & Cremation Services, Inc. 1008 Furlong Ave., Roscoe where funeral services will begin at 7pm with Rev. Brian Carroll presiding