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memorial page for
Carolyn Y. Lockett
March 20, 1951
~ September 11, 2021
Carolyn Yvette Lockett, of Middletown, NJ was born on March 20, 1951. She happily transitioned on September 11, 2021 and left this earthly existence to join the ancestors. In keeping with her wishes she was privately cremated.
Carolyn attended Summit High School, Union College and Kean University. She worked for many years in a family-owned dry cleaners. She also worked for the Federal Government in Washington, DC before moving to New Bern, NC. Carolyn returned to NJ in 2001 and worked at Brookdale Community College before retiring. Carolyn's passions were music, reading and books. She was an avid reader and could converse on any topic with strong opinions. Carolyn also loved gardening and had a special talent with plants and flowers, which was evident where she lived. She also loved to walk the boardwalk in Asbury Park and Ocean Grove.
Carolyn is predeceased by her father, Robert Lockett, Sr. and her mother, Mamie Moore Lockett. She is survived by her sisters, Josephine Lockett of Middletown, NJ and Doris Lockett of Morristown, NJ; a brother, Robert Lockett, Jr. in Holmdel, NJ; her beloved niece, Dr. Nedra Lee of Dorchester, MA and a very dear friend of many years, Anna Forsythe of Fort Washington, MD.