Carolyn Carter

Obituary of Carolyn Michelle Carter

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Carolyn Michelle Carter, 55, of Bridgeton, passed away on Friday, November 17, 2023 at Our Lady of Lourdes Hospital after an extended illness. Born in Bridgeton to the late Joseph X. Young Jr. and Carolyn Elbertson (nee Duffield), she had been the wife of the late Terry Carter. She attended Cumberland Regional High School and was a graduate of the class of 1986.  After high school Michelle studied Biomedical and Health Sciences at Rowan College of South Jersey Cumberland Campus where she was on the Dean’s list on her way to becoming an RN. Michelle had most recently worked as a bus driver for Sheppard Bus Service. She had worked as a LPN for Genesis Nursing Center for over 12 years, and the Rainbow Nursing Home prior to that. She had also worked at Gardella's in Vineland and Jerry's Giant Subs in Upper Deerfield Twp. In her free time, she enjoyed scrap booking, fishing, camping and canoeing. Michelle was a cat lover and will be missed by her feline babies. She enjoyed riding motorcycles, going to concerts, especially the Dave Matthews Band, and she cheered on Philadelphia sports teams. Michelle was quite the artist, she enjoyed watercolor painting and sketching.  Anyone that knows Michelle will remember her for her sense of humor and her laugh.  She had a very kind heart, she was very supportive of her family and her friends.  She is survived by; her brother, James (Kelly) Young; her nephew, Aiden Young; her fiancé, David Hayes; Aunt Marsha (Bill) Charlton and their children Patrick, Bill and Todd, Also Aunt Patti (Bill) Klink and their daughter Nikki. She was preceded in death by; her husband, Terry Carter; her parents, Joseph X. Young Jr. and Carolyn Elbertson; her brother, Joseph Young III; uncles, Victor Young and David Duffield; paternal grandparents, Joseph Sr. and Gertrude Young; maternal grandparents, Elmer and Doris Brown Duffield. A memorial service will be held at the Shiloh Seventh Day Baptist Church 116 East Ave. Shiloh, NJ on Sunday December 3, 2023 at 2PM and a time of fellowship following the service. In lieu of flowers, the family suggests that donations be made to the South Jersey Regional Animal Shelter, 1244 N. Delsea Drive, Vineland, NJ 08360. Written condolences can be sent to the family through the funeral home website at

Memorial Service

2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Sunday, December 3, 2023
Shiloh Seventh Day Baptist Church
116 East Avenue
Shiloh, New Jersey, United States
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