Carolyn Ann (Jackson) Wachter
August 15, 1936 ‒ December 08, 2017
MANSFIELD: Carolyn Ann (Jackson) Wachter went to be with the Lord on December 8, 2017 surrounded by family. She was a loving mother, grandmother, and wife and was dearly loved by them all.
Carolyn was born August 15, 1936 to parents John & Mary (Ingram) Jackson in Mansfield. She graduated from Mansfield Senior High School, in 1954.
Carolyn enjoyed church choir, Stephen Ministries, Sweet Adelines, ladies and couples bridge, Jazz Club, Bible studies, neighborhood coffee club, breakfasts with high school friends, symphony and band shell concerts. She served children with disabilities helping establish inclusion in the public schools.
She is survived by husband James Wachter of 24 years, daughters Constance Young Daniels (Scott), Felicia Young Dupre (Ron), and son Monte Anthony Young (Connie), 10 grandchildren and 2 great grandchildren, sisters Luella Strine (Dean), Joan Ford. She is also survived by her loving step family of 5 grown children and spouses, 6 grandchildren and 3 step great grandchildren, and numerous nieces and nephews.
She was preceded in death by her parents, sister Patricia Tharp (Jim) and daughter Toni Ann Young.
The family will receive friends Friday, December 15, 2017 from 2-4 p.m. in the Finefrock Chapel of the Marion Avenue Snyder Funeral Home. A memorial service celebrating Carolyn’s life will be held Saturday, December 16, 2017 at 1:00 p.m. at Main Street United Methodist Church (230 South Main Street). Pastor DeWayne Smith will officiate. Wear bright color clothing in honor of Carolyn.
In lieu of flowers, contributions in her memory may be made at the services. Please make checks payable to Main Street United Methodist Church.
Snyder Funeral Homes is honored to serve Carolyn’s family and encourage you to share a fond memory or message of condolence to them at SnyderFuneralHomes.com
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