She was the wife of Lawrence Gay with whom she would have celebrated their 26th wedding anniversary on May 13th.
Born in Caribou, ME on July 17, 1937, she was a daughter of the late Carl and Catherine Nelson. Carolyn was raised in Stockholm, Maine.
A resident of Nashua, NH since 1984, Carolyn worked as a school bus driver for many years, first in Berlin, Ma and then in the Merrimack and Nashua area.
She enjoyed cooking and spending time with her large and loving family.
Besides her husband, Carolyn is survived by three sons, Richard and his wife Charlene Larssen of Hudson, MA, Peter and his wife Michelle Larssen of Berlin, MA, and Carl Larssen of Berlin, MA; her daughter, Lalah Larssen Peirce and her husband Wayne Peirce of Belmont, NH. She had two step daughters, Janette Shanley of Hillsboro, OR and Mary Bergeron of Lowell, MA. She is also survived by her sister, Lorraine Miller and brother, Ronald Nelson, both of Chelmsford, MA. She also leaves behind her dearly-loved ten grandchildren and twelve great grandchildren.
Visiting hours Sunday 2:30–6:30 at the DOLAN FUNERAL HOME, 106 Middlesex St., Chelmsford, MA. Funeral Services Monday at 12 noon in the N. Chelmsford Congregational Church 15 Princeton St. N. Chelmsford, MA. Burial at Fairview Cemetery, Chelmsford. For those who wish contributions in her memory may be made to the Community Hospice House 210 Naticook Rd. Merrimack, NH 03054 or Easter Seals. ARRANGEMENTS BY DOLAN FUNERAL HOME 978-251-4041. Guestbook at www.dolanfuneralhome.com