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Caroline B. Updegraff


Caroline B. Updegraff, 92, of Middletown, entered into eternal rest on Sunday, March 18, 2018 at the Middletown Home, Middletown.

She was born April 21, 1925 in Middletown and was the loving daughter of the late Harvey and Ruth (Jones) Chestnut.

Caroline loved being a mother and a grandmother. Her greatest joy was spending time with her family.

In addition to her parents Caroline was preceded in death by her granddaughter Belinda Schroll, brothers Donald, Marlin and Clyde Chestnut, and sisters Betty Williams and Margaret Estep.

Caroline is survived by her daughters, Carol Leedy of Middletown, Sandra Graby and her husband Larry of Middletown, and Barbara Schroll and her husband Harry of N.C.; six grandchildren; 14 great-grandchildren; four great-great-grandchildren; and sister, Catherine Keim.

A tribute to Caroline’s life will be held on Friday, March 23, 2018 at 11 a.m. at Matinchek Funeral Home and Cremation Services, Inc., 260 East Main St., Middletown, Pa., with the Rev. Richard Creamer officiating. There will be a viewing from 10 a.m. until the hour of the service on Friday.

Interment will be at Hillsdale Cemetery, Middletown.

The family would like to thank the staff of the Middletown Home for their care and kindness during her time there.

In lieu of flowers memorial contributions may be made in Caroline’s name to Emmanuel United Methodist Church.

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