Carolyn C. De George, age 71, of McHenry, died Thursday, October 18, 2012, at Alden Terrace of McHenry.
She was born January 30, 1941 in Oak Park to Arthur F. and Elizabeth D. (Johnson) Carlson.
Formerly a resident of Cicero for 26 years, Carolyn moved to McHenry in 1998 to be closer to her brother and sister-in-law.
She was employed in purchasing for over 35 years at the Brach Candy Co. in Chicago.
Carolyn enjoyed crafts, especially needlepoint, cross stitch, painting, and beading. She loved the Christmas season, and had collected an extensive assortment of holiday decorations throughout the years. She was very fond of animals, especially cats.
Survivors include a brother and sister-in-law, Robert (Tina) Carlson of Spring Grove; stepchildren; and nieces and nephews.
She was preceded in death by her parents; and her husband, Gerald “Jerry” De George in 1991.
There will be no services.
The cremation rite was accorded privately.
For those wishing to send an expression of condolence, memorials are suggested to the Alzheimer’s Association, 8430 W. Bryn Mawr, Ste 800, Chicago, IL 60631, or Pets-In-Need Midwest, P. O. Box 58, Ringwood, IL 60072.
For information, call the funeral home at 815-385-2400. Friends may send an on-line condolence to the family at www.justenfh.com.