Carolyn E. Van Meter

VAN METER, CAROLYN E. (TYRE) 64, of Fern Park, FL passed away peacefully on May 26, 2010. Born in Kissimmee, FL to the late Stephen & Carleen Tyre, she is preceded in death by her sister Tina Stephens and brother Steve N. Tyre. She is survived by her loving husband of 31 years, Harold Van Meter; her sisters, Bernice Hewitt, Americus, GA, Genita (Billy) Highsmith, Sorrento, FL, Evelyn (Chuck) Wainright, Kissimmee, FL & June Russell, Spring, Hill, FL; her brothers, J.C. Tyre & Len C. (Judy) Tyre, all of Kissimmee, FL, and many beloved nieces, nephews & friends. Carolyn was employed by Winter Park Towers for 25 years before retiring in 2008. She will be sadly missed by her family and many friends, but will always be remembered for the constant smile on her face, her sense of humor, her delight and excitement of anything new to her, and especially her love of bluegrass music. Visitation will be held at the Goldenrod Chapel of Baldwin-Fairchild Funeral Home, 7520 Aloma Ave., Winter Park, FL on Wednesday, June 2, 2010 from 6 to 9 p.m. Services will be held at the chapel on Thursday, June 3, 2010 at 10 a.m., followed by interment at Glen Haven Memorial Park. Family & friends are invited to a reception at the Winter Park Civic Center immediately following interment to celebrate Carolyn's life. Services entrusted to Baldwin-Fairchild Funeral Home. Please view and sign the guest book at

From: The Orlando Sentinel, (FL) - May 31, 2010.

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