Carroll Freeze of Babylon passed away on July 27 at her Babylon home at the age of 80.
Born Carroll Schuh on April 4, 1932, she lived in Mineola with her family, including a father who worked at the Brooklyn Navy Yard and who passed away in 1945 from prostate cancer. Her mother worked in a bakery to make ends meet, choosing not to remarry. Her older sister, Eleanor Ross, passed away in 2006.
Freeze was a graduate of in 1949 before going to Packard School in Manhattan where she learned the secretarial trade and worked at an entertainment booking agency.
Freeze was married in 1955 to Harold Freeze, now 83, with whom she had two children.
After spending time as a homemaker, Freeze returned to the workplace in the 1970s as a secretary at Newsday until the 1990s and also some time as an assistant at a publishing house until 2000.
She is survived by her husband, daughter, son Scott and 7 grandchildren.
A private cremation ceremony will be held, but a memorial service will be held for friends and family at her home on August 12th.