Caroline L. "Corky" Droll
Caroline L. “Corky” Droll, 87, of Fostoria, passed away at 10:10 pm Monday January 30, 2017 at Good Shepherd Home.
She was born February 28, 1929 on Fortune Avenue, Cleveland to the late John and Antoinette (Freisen) Corcoran. She married Gerald T. “Dutch” Droll August 7, 1948 at St. Wendelin Catholic Church, Fostoria and he died October 31, 2016.
Surviving are five children, Susan A. (Jim) Gillig, Venice, Fla., Jerald J. (Darryl Lang) Droll, Venice, Fla., William J. (Nancy) Droll, Bellevue, Mich., David E. (Jane E.) Droll, Millersport and Miriam S. (Bill) Forquer, Columbus; 13 grandchildren; 5 great-grandchildren; and a brother, Michael (Glenda) Corcoran, Fostoria.
Corky was a graduate of St. Wendelin High School, member of St. Wendelin Catholic Church, Fostoria and Immaculate Conception Catholic Church, Port Clinton and its Church Choir. She was active with Fostoria Footlighters and a gifted artist, writer and poet. She was a loyal volunteer in Port Clinton and instrumental in raising funds to open the account for “Friends of Port Clinton Park” in 2005 to make improvements at Lakeview Park.
She worked at Seneca Wire, a local attorney’s office, real estate office and was the first manager of Wesley Village Retirement Community where she worked five years. She was also a production manager of two national trade magazines.
She helped Dutch build their home in the country which took them a year. They owned and managed rental properties for over 40 years. She was compassionate and dedicated to her family and friends. She was known for a good sense of humor and witty sayings.
A memorial visitation is Saturday February 4, 2017 from 4-6 pm at HOENING FUNERAL HOME 242 W. Tiffin Street, Fostoria, where a celebration of life service will take place at 6 pm with Rev. Todd Dominique presiding. Burial will be in Catawba Island Twp Cemetery at a later date.
In lieu of flowers, memorials are suggested to Good Shepherd Home, St. Wendelin Church or Bridge Hospice.
Online expressions of sympathy may be made by visiting www.hoeningfuneralhome.com