April 13, 1931 to March 19, 2017
Lee Center – Carolyn V. Kaido, of State Route 26, widow of Chester, passed away on Sunday, March 19, 2017 at Rome Memorial Hospital, following a brief illness.
Carolyn was born on April 13, 1931 in Newark, New Jersey, a daughter of Alfred and Helene Greschuk Dion. Carolyn was a 1949 graduate of Rome Free Academy, and then continued her education at Mohawk Valley Community College, receiving her Associates degree in Human Behavior. Later, Carolyn obtained her Bachelor’s degree in Sociology from SUNYIT.
In 1950 Carolyn was united in marriage with Chester Kaido in Montrose, PA. The couple settled in their current home later that year. Mrs. Kaido was employed for 17 years at CNY Psychiatric Center, Marcy as a treatment assistant. Mr. Kaido, a retiree of Rome Cable Co., passed away on November 7, 2014. Carolyn enjoyed the time she spent with friends at the Lee Seniors and South Rome Senior groups.
Carolyn is survived by her children: Charlene Shafer, Albany, Charles B. (Jean) Kaido, Utica, Carlton B. Kaido, Lee Center, and Curtis B. (Melissa) Kaido, Blossvale; three grandchildren: Michael Shafer, Jessica Snellinger and Matthew Kaido; two great-grandchild: Jennifer Shafer and Noah Snellinger. Besides her husband, she was predeceased by her brother Fred Dion.
Funeral Services will be held on Thursday, March 23, at 6:00 pm at Trainor Funeral Home, Inc. 143 Schuyler St. Boonville. Interment this spring will be in St. Mary’s Cemetery, West Leyden. Calling hours are Thursday from 3:00 pm until the time of the service. Memorial contributions may be made to St. Mary’s Cemetery, c/o P.O. Box #423, West Leyden, NY 13489 or to a local humane society.
For online condolences, please go to www.trainorfuneralhome.com