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Virginia "Ginger" Carswell

November 14, 1930 May 3, 2018
Virginia "Ginger" Carswell
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Obituary for Virginia "Ginger" Carswell

Carswell, Virginia Mildred "Ginger" (Eaglen) age 87, of Fenton, died May 3, 2018. Cremation has taken place. A Memorial Service will be held at Sharp Funeral Home, 6063 Fenton Rd., Flint, on Saturday, May 12, 2018. Visitation begins at 12 PM with service at 2 PM. Interment will follow at Evergreen Cemetery. Ginger was born on November 14, 1930 in Pontiac, MI, the daughter of David and Mildred (Wells) Eaglen. She married her loving husband Frank D. Carswell Sr. on December 2, 1946. He preceded her in death on February 19, 2002 after 55 years of marriage. Ginger was a devoted wife and mother who served as a volunteer caring for the elderly at various hospitals and nursing homes. Her many interests included literature, poetry, swing-dancing, music, bowling, fishing, and gourmet cooking. Ginger and Frank Sr. were founding members of the exclusive Traveling Gourmets Dining Club. Ginger's book of poetry is published in the Library of Congress under her pen name G. Carswell. Survivors include five children: Juanita (Bob) Singer of Chesaning, Linda Stillman of Croswell, Frank Jr.(Eva) of Fenton, Thomas (Molly) of Rochester Hills, Shelly (Jim) Johnson of Rochester Hills; son-in-law, Jim Rigdon of Grand Blanc; 18 grandchildren; 22 great-grandchildren; 4 great great-grandchildren; sisters, Shirley Buterakos and Marlene Greagor; sister-in-law, Shirley Oisted and lifelong friend, Virginia Hill. She was preceded in death by: her parents; husband Frank D. Carswell Sr.; daughter, Diane Rigdon; grandson, Rob Singer and sister Juanita Barger. Memorial contributions may be made to St. Jude Children's Hospital at www.stjude.org. Tributes may be shared at www.sharpfuneralhomes.com


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Visitation

Saturday

12

May

12:00 PM 5/12/2018 12:00:00 PM - 2:00 PM 5/12/2018 2:00:00 PM
Sharp Funeral Home & Cremation Center

6063 Fenton Road
Flint, Michigan 48507

Sharp Funeral Home & Cremation Center
6063 Fenton Road Flint 48507 Michigan
United States

Memorial service

Saturday

12

May

2:00 PM 5/12/2018 2:00:00 PM
Sharp Funeral Home & Cremation Center

6063 Fenton Road
Flint, Michigan 48507

Sharp Funeral Home & Cremation Center
6063 Fenton Road Flint 48507 Michigan
United States

Cemetery Details

Location

Evergreen Cemetery Final Resting Place

3415 Hill Road
Grand Blanc, MI 48439

3415 Hill Road Grand Blanc 48439 MI
United States

Memorial Contribution

St. Jude Children's Research Hospital

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