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Carol Whitley

April 7, 1956 — November 9, 2022

On November 9, 2022, Carol Anne Whitley peacefully passed away while her husband and son were by her side.

She was born on April 7, 1956 in Manhattan, NY to the late George and Marion O’Connell.

Carol received her Associates Degree in Nursing from Dutchess Community College in Dutchess, New York.

She worked as a Registered Nurse at Northern Westchester Hospital in New York, Danbury Hospital in Connecticut, and Princeton Hospital in New Jersey.

Mrs. Whitley and her husband came to Delaware three years ago.

She enjoyed landscaping, gardening, bicycling, cooking and being a mother to her son.

Carol is survived by her husband of 45 years, Brian Whitley. She is also survived by her son, David Whitley of Rochester, NY, and her brother Gerry O’Connell of Yorktown, NY.

She was preceded in death by her parents and her brother, John O’Connell.

The family will receive visitors at Rogers Funeral Home, 301 Lakeview Ave, Milford, from 6PM to 7PM on Friday 11/18, with a funeral service at 7PM.

Cremation to follow.

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