Carol was born Dec. 5, 1939 to Evelyn and Albert Laponite of Maywood, Illinois.
She is survived by her husband, Bill Scalfaro of Las Vegas, NV; four children Denise Blacklidge (Richard) of Las Vegas, NV; Cynthia Orlove (Paul) of Las Vegas, NV; Terri Ganster (Andy) of Bloomfield; and Bill Scalfaro II (Carrie) of Oswego, Illinois; 13 grandchildren, 11 great-grandchildren and many self-adopted children and grandchildren.
Carol was a retired chef and loved to cook for everyone. She opened her heart and arms to anyone in need of a family, friend, or just a great meal. There was never a stranger at Carol's table. She was known for her wonderful meals and friendship and was affectionately nick-named Gradma Vegas and Mom S.
A celebration of Carol's life is being planned in August in Oswego, Ill. Family members can be contacted for details.
Any donations in Carol's name can be made to Greene County Salvation Army Christmas in July or Rotary Clothe a Child in care of Jenkins Funeral Home 421 S. Seminary Street Bloomfield, Indiana. 47424