Carol L. Christopher

January 20, 1947 ~ July 16, 2019 (age 72)

Carol L Christopher, 72, passed away peacefully July 16, 2019, with her family at her side. Carol

was a long-time resident of Madison, ME.


Carol was born on January 20, 1947 in Hartford, CT to Fredrick Kiesow and Gloria Bragg. She moved to Winslow at the age of one where she spent her childhood at the family farm on the Reynolds Road. She graduated from Winslow High School in 1965 and then attended Colby College. While at Colby, she met her husband Craig who was attending Thomas College at the time. They were married in 1967 and moved to Madison to start their family and eventually build their home on the Ward Hill Road. Carol dedicated her life to raising her children. She enjoyed sharing her love of cooking and gardening with her children and grandchildren. She could most often be found visiting with family, neighbors, and friends over a cup of coffee and a homemade treat. Her love of animals was showcased in the many dogs and cats that she cared for over the years.


Carol is survived by her husband of 52 years, Craig Christopher of Madison; her children Tony Christopher and his wife Cynthia of Oakland, Debbie Guzman and her husband Jimmy of Waltham, MA, Peter Christopher and his wife Janet of Portland; her five grandchildren Kayla, Claire, Jonathan, Eric, and Ariana; and her brothers Tom Kiesow of Schenectady NY, Walter Kiesow of Winslow ME, Fred Kiesow of Virginia Beach VA, and Kim Kiesow of Garner NC.


Carol was predeceased by her parents Fredrick Kiesow and Gloria Bragg as well as her special aunt and uncle, Bill and Ruth Clark of Clinton ME.


A memorial service will be held on August 10, 2019 at 10 am at the Saint Sebastian Catholic Church in Madison. The family asks that in lieu of flowers that donations be made to the Saint Sebastian Catholic Church at 273 Water St, Skowhegan, ME 04976 or the Glenridge Comfort Care Unit, PO Box 828, Waterville, ME 04903.


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