Lincoln, RI - Carol A. (Nelson) Lane-Sencabaugh, 85, of Grandview Ave., formerly of Meadowbrook Dr., N. Smithfield, died peacefully at home, Saturday, April 14, 2018.
She was the wife of the late Fred A. Sencabaugh. Born in Minneapolis, MN, adopted and only child of the late Carl E. and Marie H. Nelson. Though Carol began her life as an orphan during the Depression, she shared wonderful stories of a beautiful childhood, filled with love and precious memories. She attended Macalester College prior to marriage.
Carol was employed by Southwood Community Hospital, formally Pondville Hospital, Walpole, MA, for 30 years, retiring in 1998. After retirement, she worked for RB Supply, Woonsocket, RI, until 2013.
She was a member of 1st Assembly of God, Woonsocket; serving as secretary/treasurer for many years. Carol loved God and all the people the Lord brought into her life. Carol enjoyed time with her family, whether traveling near or far, dining out, or playing games with family and friends. She also enjoyed reading, crocheting and making gifts for others.
Carol helped raise 12 children and is survived by only two sons: Mark Lane of Mansfield, MA, & Jeffrey Lane of North Smithfield, RI, and three daughters; Marie Sencabaugh of Sarasota, FL, Carole Briere of Bennington, VT, & Susan Mahoney of Lincoln, RI. She also leaves 27 grandchildren, 30 great-grandchildren, and many, many other loved ones who called her “Gramma”. Carol was the mother of the late James & Steven Lane, and William, Joseph, Fred, Agnes, & Diane Sencabaugh. She was a remarkable example of a woman who trusted in the Lord Jesus in all situations; in joy or in sorrow, God was her strength.
A memorial service will be held on Friday, June 8, at 7 pm at First Assembly of God, Mendon Rd., Woonsocket, for this very special lady. Carol will be laid to rest next to her husband in Diamond Hill Cemetery, Cumberland.
Children (12): Joseph, Marie, Agnes, Carole, Diane, Fred, James, Mark, Steven, Jeffrey, William, and Susan.
Grandchildren (28): Joseph, Paul (d), Dina, Julianne, Melissa, Daniel, AnnMarie, Ella, Raymond, Randy, John, Graham, Agnes, Tricia, Heather, Matthew, Jennifer, James, Jeffrey, Samantha, Alicia, Melissa, William, Sarah, Jacob, Meagan, Hannah, Ryan, and Joseph.
Great-grandchildren (30): Cassandra, Wayne, Christina, William, Angelina, Michael, Acacia, Brandon, Tyler, Grace, Kyle, Reno, Isabella, Kianna, Emmalyn, Faith, Riley, Alizabeth, Sarah, Haden, Aviyona, McKinly, Mandi, Travys, Sophia, Rowen, Isaac, Nora, Zoe, and Ela
The S. DiPardo Memorial Chapel Funeral Home, 1583 Diamond Hill Rd Woonsocket RI 02895 is in charge of the arrangements.