Obituary of Ramona A. Carter
Ramona A. Carter, age 96, formerly of Youngstown and wife of the late Kenneth M. Carter died Tuesday, October 15, 2019 at Elderwood of Wheatfield, NY. Ramona was born September 10, 1923 in Youngstown, NY, she is the daughter of the late Walter and the late Martha James McCollum. Ramona attended Youngstown High School and Trott Vocational. She married Kenneth M. Carter on February 14, 1942. Ramona was a homemaker her entire life also helping out on the family farm. She was a very active member of the Ransomville Free Methodist Church and had taught Sunday school for many years. Ramona enjoyed swimming at the YMCA, researching genealogy, sewing and belonging to the Women’s Christian Temperance Union.
She is survived by three daughters; Ann (late Paul) Austin of Ransomville, NY, Kathy (Dale) Tressler of Abington, MD and Barbara (Joseph) Tarantino of Louisville, OH, also two sons; Wayne (Connie) Carter of Youngstown, NY and Thomas (Kathy) Carter of Murphy, NC. Also surviving are 13 grandchildren, 18 great grandchildren, 3 great great grandchildren and several nieces and nephews.
Ramona is predeceased by her husband Kenneth who pass on August 9, 1991; brothers Lawrence, Leon, Bob, and Bill McCollum; also, sisters, Jane Wendt, Lorna Allen and Linda Decker.
Family and friends may call on SATURDAY from 1:00 to 2:00 PM at the HARDISON FUNERAL HOMES INC., 3648 Ransomville Road, Ransomville, NY. Funeral Services will follow at 2:00 PM in the funeral home with Rev. William Lowery officiating. Burial will be in North Ridge Cemetery, Town of Cambria.
In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to Ransomville Free Methodist Church, 3924 Ransomville Rd., Ransomville, NY 14131 or Niagara Hospice 4675 Sunset Dr. Lockport, NY 14094. Please visit www.hardisonfuneralhomes.com for online registry.To send flowers to the family of Ramona Carter, please visit Tribute Store