Obituary of Carol L. Demond Tallman
Carol L. Demond Tallman entered into eternal rest on April 2, 2022, at Danbury Hospital. Carol was the daughter of the late Russell and Mary (Butler) Demond West. Carol was born on July 30, 1937 in Danbury. Educated in the Danbury school system, she continued her higher education at Mattatuck Community College attaining an Associate Degree in Early Childhood Education.
Carol was employed for many years in various community businesses and programs. These included Bardens, National Semi - Conductor and Medi Plex. Carol went on to enjoy many years of working for Community Action of Danbury and the Danbury Board of Education. These positions allowed Carol to express the love and caring for others that became so much a part of her “legacy”.
A proud and loving mother of 7, Carol leaves to mourn her two daughters, Gail Shipman and Nancy Mardirosian (Gerry), two sons, Mark A. Tallman (Lisa) and Scott Tallman (Janice); 19 grandchildren; 53 great grandchildren; and 36 great great grandchildren; two sisters, Janice West and Marilea West; two brothers, Ronald West and Russell Demond (Sandra). A total of 5 living generations of family. Lastly, Carol’s “best” friend from childhood, Ida Bush Best.
Carol is predeceased by two daughters Brenda L. Thomas Whicard, Karen P. (Tallman) Latham. A son, Paul Benson Tallman Jr., A great granddaughter Kayla Petterson Latham, great-great granddaughter, Malaysia Keanleng and great-great grandson Deon Winters Jr, and two brothers, Raymond L. West and Richard A. West Sr.
Funeral Services will be held at Mount Pleasant AME Zion Church, 69 Rowan Street, Danbury on Saturday, April 16th at 10:30am. The Family will receive friends at the church between 9:30 – 10:30am.
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