Carolyn L. Scoby
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Carolyn L. Scoby

Carolyn Lanore (Scoby) Molnar, age 84, passed away at Mission Point of Cedar Springs on Wednesday, September 21, 2022. She was born in Vestaburg on January 25, 1938, the daughter of Lynn and Tina (Sipfle) Scoby. She spent her childhood in Edmore with her family. In 1956 she graduated from Edmore High School. The next few years Carolyn worked hard in her training towards becoming a nurse. She finished nursing school in 1978. Carolyn started her career working as a nurse's aide in Lakeview and Edmore. She worked for Kelsey Hospital in Lakeview and was a Licensed Practical Nurse at the former Mecosta County General Hospital. Carolyn spent a majority of her career nursing in hospitals until her retirement. After her retirement she couldn't give up her gift of helping others. She would continue to work in home health care with the elderly and special needs children. Carolyn had many other gifts as well. She made beautiful floral arrangements and could work wonders with a bouquet of weeds even. She also grew fragrant roses in her greenhouse. Carolyn was also passionate about traveling, her two favorite trips were when she traveled to Japan and Hungary. Carolyn is survived by her children; Ann Scoby-Petersen, Alan (Ardith) Rouse, and Aaron Lastfogel; siblings, Frank (Janice) Scoby, Lloyd Scoby, Linda (Jack) Maxon; 7 grandchildren, 8 great grandchildren; many nieces, nephews, cousins, and stepchildren. She is preceded in death by her parents; son-in-law, Mark Petersen; and four ex-husbands. Hurst Funeral Home is serving the family. A Celebration of life for Carolyn will take place at the Trufant Community Center on Sunday, October 9, 2022 from 1:00 pm to 4:00 pm. The family requests that no flowers be sent whatsoever. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be directed to Mission Point of Cedar Springs Life Enrichment Department or Hospice of Michigan. Memories and messages of condolence may be shared at

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