Carol S. Coots, age 75, passed away Saturday, Jan. 2, 2021 at Highland Hospital in Rochester.
Carol was born Sept. 6, 1945 in Olean, a daughter of Glenn & Ruth (Lander) Schubmehl. She was a 1963 graduate of Wayland Central School. She married Eldon H. Coots in 1965 and raised 2 daughters. She was a retired clerk from Groveland Correctional Facility. In addition to her parents, she was also predeceased by her dear husband Eldon and her brother, John Schubmehl.
Carol spent hours in her sewing room, creating beautiful things for her family and for the many craft shows she attended with her sister. She enjoyed little road trips to play Bingo and go to the casino. Carol's greatest joy was her family, she was very devoted to them. Another love of hers was her cats, who she adored.
Carol is survived by her daughters, Lisa (Glenn) Odell and Amy (Dan) Hoffower; her loving sister, Donna (Kevin) Ayers; her grandchildren, Scott (Bobbi) Odell, Brittany Driesbach, Brooke (Craig) Milligan, John (Carrie) Odell, Katelyn Hoffower (Austin) and Mitchell Hoffower (Sammi); several great grandchildren; and many nieces, nephews, great-nieces, great-nephews and cousins; who all loved her dearly.
Friends may call 3-6 pm Thursday at the Chamberlin – Baird Funeral Home, 73 Main St., Dansville. A private funeral service will be held at the convenience of the family. Burial will be in the Village Cemetery, Wayland.
Carol touched so many lives with her kind words and her beautiful smile. She always put others first and was always willing to help anyone in need. Carol was a true blessing to her family and all her friends who knew her. She touched everyone's heart she met.
Contributions may be made to any local animal shelter or to a charity of the donor's choice.