Carol Jean Pascoe

Carol Jean Pascoe – (77) – formerly of 378 Seneca Rd., North Hornell, died Monday afternoon (March 18, 2019) at Elderwood at Hornell Nursing Facility, following a long illness.

A native & life resident of Hornell, she was born August 6, 1941, and was the daughter of Howard & Marion (Peck) Pascoe.

Carol was a graduate of Hornell High School (class of 1959).  She had been employed for 55 years in many capacities at WLEA / WCKR Radio stations, retiring in 2014 as Traffic Manager.

She was a member of Our Lady of the Valley Parish and a communicant of St. Ann’s Church.  Carol enjoyed drawing, horseback riding, losing her lipstick, watching too many crime shows and, oddly enough — the Bee Gees.

Carol was married on January 19, 1979 to Jim McKay who died January 13, 1980.  She was also preceded in death by her parents; 1 brother, Howard Pascoe; 7 sisters, Mary Waight, Francis Stratton, Marcia Gentile, Nancy Emerson, Betsy Joseph, Helen Weyand and Marta Gardner.

Surviving are her son David (Kayla) of Crystal, MN, her grandson, Henry Pascoe; 2 sisters, Alice (Earl) DeRienzo of Canandaigua, NY and Linda Barnes of Clyde, NY.

The family of Carol Jean Pascoe will receive friends on Sunday from 3:00 PM until 6:00 PM at the Dagon Funeral Home, 38 Church St., Hornell, NY.  A Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated on Monday at 10:00 AM at St. Ann’s Church with burial in St. Mary’s Cemetery.

Carol’s family request that in lieu of flowers, memorial contributions in her name be made to either St. Ann’s Academy, PO Box 446, Hornell, NY 14843 or to The Memory Care Program of the University of Rochester Medical Center, C/O Betsy Henner, Office of Gift & Donor Records, 300 East River Road, P.O. Box 270032, Rochester, NY   14627.Memorial forms will be available at the Dagon Funeral Home.

One Response to “Carol Jean Pascoe”

  1. Darlene and Jymi Grant says:

    Carol was one of the most courageous women I have ever met. Just a few years back she assisted me in pulling a dead dear from our creek bed, All this while 3 strong men stood on the banks and watched. She had a tendency to jump in to help before others had a chance to react. She had the strength and willingness to always be present in the moment . Carol was caring, supportive and had the ability to understand people’s unique personalities which I always admired. She was a force to be reckoned with also a quick wit and infectious smile and we will miss her forever. Love to her wonderful family. God Bless from Jymi and Darlene Grant