Carolyn Evans Deming

1941 - 2021




Carolyn Evans Deming died after a long illness on May12.  She was the beloved wife of The Reverend Robert Edwin Deming, mother of Elizabeth Anne (Deming) Maietto and sister of Betsey Lesieur. She was predeceased by a sister Sandra Emily Evans.  She was born on July 31, 1941 in Pawtucket, Rhode Island.  She was the daughter of the late Irving Equi Evans and Elsie Partington Evans.  Carolyn grew up in Cumberland, R.I. and after High School attended the Central Technical Institute in Hartford. Ct. She worked for several years for the then B.O.A.C. (British Airways) and then as a parish secretary in several Episcopal Churches.  She married Fr. Deming on May 18, 1978 and was predeceased by a son David.  She lived in Orange, Ct for 48 years.

 Her Requiem Mass is scheduled for Saturday, May 22, Christ Church at 11 in the morning.  Contributions in her memory may be made to The Carolyn Evans Music fund care of Christ Church, 84 Broadway, New Haven, Ct.  Arrangements are with the Hawley Lincoln Memorial Funeral Home, 424 Elm St. New Haven. To sign the online guestbook please visit

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May 23, 2021 8:12 AM

My heartfelt sympathy to the Deming family.   I am so saddened by this news.  I will always keep her warm smile and kind words in my heart.  


May 21, 2021 7:30 AM

My deepest sympathy to the Deming family. I have fond memories of Carolyn and she always greeted me with a smile. I’m not sure what to say in the face of such a difficult loss. Just want you to know that I care, and I share in your sadness.

Anneliese Urpin

May 18, 2021 12:47 PM

I shall always have fond memories of this little lady with a huge smile.

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