Doris Carter

Doris J. "Dolly" Carter

1929 - 2021

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Doris J. “Dollie” Carter, 91, of Oneida, passed away on Saturday, January 16, 2021, at Oneida Health Extended Care Facility where she had been a resident since July 11, 2019. She was born on January 18, 1929, in Rochester, the daughter of John and Cecelia Mahardy Griffith. Dollie was a graduate of Central Square High School, Class of 1947. On August 2, 1974, Dollie was united in marriage to David A. Carter in Cleveland, NY. A homemaker most of her life, Dollie did own Dollie’s Sewing Mart in Oneida in the 1950s. She was an active member of the Al-Anon Family Groups for over fifty years. Dollie was a former singer for the Sounds of Silver. Dollie enjoyed singing, sewing, gardening, and spending time with her family and friends. Surviving besides her husband, David; are her children, Douglas (Carol) Schrank, of Baldwinsville, Dan Schrank, of New Smyrna Beach, FL, Christopher Schrank (Robbie Eliason), of Oneida, and Joy (Larry) Canning, of Hamilton; eight grandchildren, Kelly (Chuck) Campbell, Lisa (David) Hannig, Danny Joe Schrank, Amber (Gordon) Couture, Christopher Schrank (Anai Cortes), Logan Schrank (Samantha Mongeon), Carly (Ryan) Johnson, Nathan (Joy) Canning; a sister, Priscilla Walts, of Fulton; several great-grandchildren; and many nieces and nephews. In keeping with Dollie’s wishes, there will be no services at this time. Dollie will donate her body to SUNY Upstate Medical University to help students further their education. Memorial contributions may be entrusted to the Food Bank of Central New York, 7066 Interstate Island Rd, Syracuse, NY, 13209. Arrangements have been entrusted to the Ironside Funeral Home, Inc., 342 Main St., Oneida. You may view obituary, plant a tree, and send a message of condolence online at
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