SALEM - Connie M. Tolson, 86, died Monday, March 28, 2022 at Blossom Nursing and Rehab.
Connie was born on September 24, 1935 in Salem, OH, the daughter of Howard S. and Hazel (Burt) Gillett.
Connie was a 1953 graduate of Salem High School.
She was a medical receptionist at Bacon Cibula Clinic and Dr. John Madison.
Connie enjoyed reading, traveling, bowling, playing softball, going to casinos, and spending time with her family.
One of her other joys was watching the Cleveland Indians.
She was a member of Salem United Methodist Church.
She is survived by two sons, Jim (Mary) Tolson and John (Gail) Tolson, both of Salem; one sister, Ruth (Dwaine) Stanley of Easley, SC; sister-in- law, Judy Lafferty of Salenville; three grandchildren, Michael Tolson, Michelle (Al) Conner, and John (Meagan) Tolson: and seven great grandchildren, Christian, Jacob, Jayna, Guage, Dannica, Jonas and Dorian.
Besides her parents she was also preceded in death by her husband, Kenneth L. Tolson, whom she married August 14, 1955; two sisters, Joyce and Elaine; granddaughter, Tami.
A funeral service will be held Monday, April 4, 2022 at 11:00 a.m. at Stark Memorial with Pastor Karen Upson officating.
Friends and family will be received one hour prior to service on Monday.
Burial will follow at Grandview Cemetery.
Memorial contributions may be made to Alliance Hospice, 2461 W. State St., Suite E, Alliance, OH 44601.
If unable to attend, you may show your support by joining our complimentary "Hugs from Home" program where your message will be attached to a balloon in the chapel to remind the family of your love and support at www.starkmemorial.com/hugs-from-home.
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