Carol Ann Muise, a beloved mother, grandmother, and great-grandmother, peacefully passed away on August 14, 2023, at Windham Hospital. Born on September 25, 1936, in Worcester, MA, Carol's life was characterized by her loving nature, kindness, and thoughtfulness, qualities that endeared her to all those who had the privilege of knowing her.
Carol graduated from Auburn High School in 1954 and began her professional career as a claim specialist at Travelers Insurance Co. Her dedication, diligence, and attention to detail led to a successful career that spanned several decades, concluding with her retirement in 2001 from the Savings Institute. Carol's professional accomplishments were matched only by her commitment to her family, which remained her central focus and source of joy throughout her life.
Carol was the beloved mother of five children: Karen Muise Berger and her husband Pierre of Leesburg, FL; Steven Muise and his wife Pattie of Perry, FL; Corrine Ricci and her husband Mike Ricci of Jupiter, FL; Melinda Graus and her husband Harry Graus of Niantic, CT; and Lisa Robey and her husband Michael Robey of Thompson, CT. She was also a cherished grandmother to 14 grandchildren and a great-grandmother to 21 great-grandchildren. Her love and devotion to her family were unparalleled, and her legacy will live on through them.
Among her many interests, Carol was an avid Boston Red Sox fan, a passion she shared with her family and friends. She also enjoyed playing bingo, crocheting, and spending quality time with her loved ones. Her hobbies and interests reflected her vibrant spirit and zest for life, qualities that will be greatly missed but fondly remembered by all who knew her.
Carol's life was a testament to her kind and loving nature. She was a beacon of love and kindness, always putting others before herself. Her thoughtfulness and considerate nature were evident in all her actions, and she leaves behind a legacy of love and compassion that will continue to inspire all those who were fortunate enough to know her.
Carol Ann Muise was a remarkable woman whose life was filled with love, kindness, and service to others. Her memory will remain a source of inspiration and comfort to her family and all those who knew her. She will be dearly missed, but her spirit will continue to live on in the hearts of her loved ones.
Carol’s family will receive relatives and friends on Monday, August, 21, 2023 from 4:00pm to 6:00pm at Potter Funeral Home 456 Jackson St., Willimantic. Her funeral service will begin at 5:00pm at the funeral home. Burial will take place on Wednesday, August 23, 2023 at 10:30am at the New Willimantic Cemetery.