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Obituary of Carol Emily Mikedes
Carol Emily Mikedes, 81, of Towaco, NJ passed away on May 28, 2019 at Morristown Medical Center surrounded by her family. Carol was born on January 12, 1938 in Chicago, IL to the late Emil and Mary Minx. She graduated from Northwestern University with a degree in Speech Pathology. She raised her family in West Caldwell, NJ before moving to Towaco 30 years ago. She worked as a Speech Pathologist for The Deron School in Montclair, NJ for over 20 years. Faith and Family were at the forefront of her life. She was a member of Christ Chapel, Caldwell, NJ. Playing the piano and bringing joy to others was integral in her life. She previously served on a worship music team. She also enjoyed playing for patients at Valley Hospital on every holiday. Her passions in life were caring for her grandchildren, reading God’s Word, helping others in need, and gardening.
Carol is survived by her devoted children, Jim Mikedes and his son Jimmy Mikedes, Marie Blasi and her husband Chris and their sons CJ and Michael Blasi, and John Mikedes and his wife Denise Nicholls and his daughter Jacqualyne Houck; and by her brother Gary Minx and his wife Snowy. She was predeceased by her brother Roger and sister Janet.
Carol’s Life Celebration will include a visitation on Saturday, June 1, 2019 from 8AM – 9AM at the William J. Leber Funeral Home (908) 879-3090, 15 Furnace Rd. (corner of Rt. 206) Chester, NJ 07930. A Funeral Service will take place at 9:30AM at the Grace Church Bethlehem Campus, 758 Route 10 West, Randolph, NJ. Interment will follow at Pleasant Hill Cemetery, 85 Pleasant Hill Road, Chester, NJ
In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made to Christ Chapel, Attention Pastor Drew Struss, 254 Eagle Rock Avenue, Roseland, NJ 07068 or The American Cancer Society, P.O. Box 22478, Oklahoma City, OK 73123 or The Wounded Warriors PO Box 758517, Topeka, Kansas 66675-8517.
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