Carolyn B. Herzog, 83, of North Syracuse, died Wednesday at University Hospital. Carolyn was a native of Camillus and resided on Baxton Street in North Syracuse for the past 10 years; prior to that, she was a longtime resident of 119 Neutral Court on the North Side of Syracuse. Carolyn was the daughter of the late Raymond and Mary Pollechemi Rinaldo.
She was a 1944 graduate of Camillus High School. Carolyn retired in 2002 after 21 years as a parent aide for Catholic Charities in Syracuse. She enjoyed spending time with her family and crocheting. Carolyn was a generous contributor to the many causes she believed in including: breast cancer, juvenile diabetes, fallen veterans local civic organizations and other veteran groups, and St. Jude's Children's Hospital.
She was predeceased by her husband, Lewis, and by her two sons: Joseph and Frederick.
Surviving are her eight children: Hazel Louis Badore of North Syracuse, Maria Steven Saumier of Liverpool, Lewis Patricia of Mattydale, Raymond Iris of Cocoa, FL, Thomas Cheryl of Syracuse, Frank Francine of Mattydale, Charles Victoria of Mattydale, and George Christina of FL; a daughter-in-law, Laurice Herzog of Snellville, GA; her brother: Frank Rinaldo of MD; 34 grandchildren, 59 great-grandchildren; one great great grandchild; and several nieces and nephews.
Friends may call Sunday from 3-7pm at Krueger Funeral Home, 2619 Brewerton Rd., Mattydale. Services will be on Monday, 12:30 pm at the funeral home followed by burial in Assumption Cemetery. Contributions in Carolyn's memory may be made to the local Carol M. Baldwin Breast Cancer Research Fund or to Juvenile Diabetes Foundation.