Saturday, May 08, 2021


Carolyn Jean Saunders


Carolyn Jean Saunders, 75, of Old Lyme, died July 18 at her residence.

Carolyn was born on Jan. 10, 1945 in Springfield, Massachusetts, the daughter of Donald and Faith (Pardee) Clifford. She was employed for many years at Monsanto and then as a home health care aid. She believed in the bond of family and valued dignity. Her life was her sons. Her other interests were gardening and cooking, particularly baking desserts.

Carolyn is survived by her husband Kenneth Green of Old Lyme, her two sons Jeffrey Miller of Westbrook and Dr. Daniel Saunders of Chester, and three grandchildren, Alyssa, Lilly and Melody, as well as her beloved dog Buster.

A graveside service will be held on Thursday, July 23, at 3 p.m. in Fountain Hill Cemetery. Please come wearing a mask and social distancing will be expected. Fulton-Theroux Funeral Home, Old Lyme is handling the arrangements. Please visit for an online guestbook and directions.

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