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Obituary for Carol M Johnston (Trombley)

Carol M. (Trombley) Cote Johnston, 59, of Tolland, beloved wife of Charles Johnston, died unexpectedly Monday, October 5, 2020 at her home. Daughter of Elizabeth M. Banta and the late Alfred J. Trombley, she was born in Hartford on January 20, 1961.

Carol was a devoted wife and mother who cherished the time spent with her family, especially her children and grandchildren. She also enjoyed cooking and gardening, playing bingo and card games. Carol loved traveling and taking trips to the beach. She will be forever remembered for her warm smile, her contagious laugh and her heart of gold - she was like a second mother to many.

In addition to her husband and mother, Carol is survived by her children, Scott Trombley, Sharon Cote, and Ashley Cote, all of Broad Brook, and Gary Cote of Enfield; her grandchildren, Erika Cote, Noah Clark, Logan Fauteux, Liana Fauteux, and Gary Cote, Jr.; her sister, Maryanne Trombley of Broad Brook, and many nieces, nephews, friends and loved ones. In addition to her father, Carol was predeceased by her first husband Robert D, Cote; her brother, Robert J. Trombley, and her sister, Barbara A. Trombley.

Her family will receive relatives and friends from 5 to 7 pm on Thursday, October 15, 2020 at Leete-Stevens Enfield Chapels, 61 South Rd, Enfield. A funeral service will be celebrated for Carol at 11 am on Friday October 16, 2020 at the funeral home. Burial will follow in St. Catherine’s Cemetery. For online condolences, please visit