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Obituary for Carolyn A. Osborn

Carolyn Ann Osborn, beloved wife of Richard Osborn for 68 years, passed away peacefully on February 9, 2024, at the age of 88 in Enfield, CT. Carolyn was born on January 10, 1936, in Rockville, CT to Arthur and Sylvia Green Wormstedt. She was preceded in death by her parents, as well as her sister June, brothers Sonny and Wayne, and grandson John Paul Eckel.

Carolyn was a loving and caring person, always ready with a smile and willing to lend a helping hand. She was a member of the First Congregational Church of East Windsor for many years, where she found solace and strength in her faith. Carolyn was an active farmer, a skilled dog handler, and had a green thumb when it came to gardening. Her dedication to her family and her community was unwavering.

Carolyn is survived by her devoted husband Richard Osborn, their four children Debra, Jeff, Miriam and her husband Michael, and Earle and his wife Jennifer. She was a cherished grandmother to 18 grandchildren, 24 great-grandchildren, and had one great-great-grandchild with more on the way. Carolyn is also survived by her brother Harold Petschke and his wife Marianne of Maryland.

Friends and family are invited to pay their respects during the calling hours at Bassinger & Dowd Funeral Home in East Windsor, CT on Friday, February 16, 2024, from 4 to 7 PM. The memorial service will take place on Saturday, February 17, 2024, at 11:00 AM at the First Congregational Church of East Windsor, 124 Scantic Road, East Windsor, CT.

In lieu of flowers, contributions can be made to the First Congregational Church of East Windsor Memorial Fund, honoring Carolyn's deep connection to her faith and community.

Bassinger & Dowd Funeral Home is assisting the family with the funeral arrangements. For online condolences please visit: