Carol Bedell Seaman, 86, of Norwalk, Ohio, passed away June 13, 2014, at Norwalk Memorial Home.
She was born on September 13, 1927, in Norwalk, Ohio, to Harry N. Bedell and Alda Scheid Bedell.
Carol was a lifelong resident of the Norwalk area. She graduated from Norwalk High in 1945 and Stephens College in Missouri. She was employed by GTE and was a member of St. Paul Episcopal Church. Carol was a woman full of life, beloved by many.
Carol is survived by her children, J. Philip Seaman of Monroeville;
Ann (John) Kean of Cincinnati; Catharine Downing of Norwalk; William (Donna) Seaman of Detroit; Julie (Jim) Kuehlthau of Seattle; Carolyn (Mike) Schaeffer of Sandusky; David (Cathy) Seaman of Chicago.
Carol is survived by her grandchildren, Mary, Cate, Liz, Arhea, Philip, Ann Elizabeth, Gillian, Emily, Sean, Mackenzie, Matthew, Ned, and Caroline. Lincoln Schaeffer, her great-grandson, also survives.
Carol was preceded in death by her brother Harry (Ned) Bedell and her sister and brother-in-law, Betty and Moose Snider. Her grandson, Tyler Craig Seaman, also preceded her in death.
Private family services will be held at a later date. Memorial contributions, if desired, may be made to the Norwalk Memorial Home Activity Fund, 272 Benedict Avenue, Norwalk, Ohio, 44857.
Walker Funeral Home, 98 West Main Street, Norwalk, is in charge of funeral arrangements.