Carol Marie Wagner Martone, 75, was born on December 6, 1941 in New Haven, CT and passed peacefully on May 15, 2016. She grew up in West Haven, and spent the last 50 years in Guilford. She retired after 27 years from Saint Raphael's Hospital. Carol was a talented singer and especially loved spending every summer with her family, camping and singing campfire songs. She was a member of the Order of the Eastern Star and the Danish Sisterhood of America, and was a dedicated blood donor to the American Red Cross. She was preceded in death by her parents, Frank and Nina Wagner of West Haven, husband, David Rogers of Guilford, and son, William Marrinan III. She is survived by her daughters, Coleen Bronson and her husband Tom of Cape Coral, FL and Jenifer Rogers OConnell of Guilford, and her son Christopher Martone and his wife Jennifer of Orange; sisters Nina Ellison of Guilford and Elaine Swirsky of Orange; and grandsons Jonathan Murphy, Joshua Murphy, Bruno Martone, Enzo Martone, and Franco Martone, and family friend George Hesser. Friends are invited to visit with Carol's family on Thursday, May 19 from 5-8 PM at BEECHER & BENNETT - TAYLOR FUNERAL HOME, 410 Campbell Ave., West Haven. A Memorial Service will be held on Friday, May 20 at 11 AM in the Church of the Good Shepherd, 680 Racebrook Rd., Orange. Memorial contributions may be made to the Make a Wish Foundation of Southern Florida, 4491 S. State Rd. 7, Suite 201, Ft. Lauderdale, FL 33314 or given online at www.sfla.wish.org. For more information or to send a condolence, please see obituary at www.beecherandbennett.com.

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  1. I worked with Carol at St Raphael’s for many, many years. She was a dedicated, loyal employee and always willing to lend a hand with a smile. You always knew the nursing unit was in good hands when Carol was at the front desk – everything would run smoothly as she was very efficient and a good multi-tasker! I enjoyed working with her. I am so sorry for your loss – With Sympathy, Lisa Guerrieri, RN

  2. I did not know Carol personally but I do know her grandson Joshua Murphy, & if his good natured, wonderful heart is any consolation to what kind of woman she was, I would say she was a wonderful person. Joshua is a great, loving young man and I can say whole heartedly that I know you where loved and will be missed very much by Joshua…he loves with all his heart.Im truly sorry for the loss of Carol, but i believe she will always bw there for you in every sunrise, every sunset, in every star in the sky!! God Bless her and your entire family.

    With much love,

    Katrina Buell

    CarMax Family

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