Carol Stearns Accetta

Carol Accetta, 77, passed away on Wednesday September 21, 2022, at the Southwestern Vermont Medical Center, surrounded by her family. She was the wife of the late Francis Accetta who died in 1993 and mother to the late Terri Galvin who died in 1988.

Carol was born on November 8, 1944, in St. Albans, VT, daughter of the late William E. and Nellie F. (Graves) Stearns Sr. She was educated at Cambridge Central School and was employed at the former CTC, in Bennington as a film developer. Carol was a member of the American Legion Maxson Post # 634 in Cambridge, NY. She was active in the community, helping friends and a care giver to many.

Survivors include her sister Patricia Joan LeBarron of Buskirk, NY, brothers William E. Stearns Jr., of White Creek, NY, Donald “Doc” Stearns Sr., of Hoosick Falls, NY, foster brother Peter Holden of Coolidge, AZ, and several nieces, nephews, great nieces and great nephews. She was predeceased by her husband Francis, daughter Terri and a sister Donna Jean Andrew.

Funeral services will be held on Tuesday, September 27th, at 1:30 pm from the Mahar Funeral Home, 43 Main Street in Hoosick Falls, NY. Burial will follow the service at the Center White Creek Cemetery, White Creek, NY.

Relatives and friends may call at the funeral home on Tuesday from 11:00 am until the start of the service. Memorial contributions may be made to the Cambridge Valley Rescue Squad through the funeral home.


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