Carol (Emmons) Gatti

Carol (Emmons) Gatti

NORTH CANAAN — Carol Janet (Emmons) Kelley Gatti, 93, died in Stuart, Fla., on March 5, 2021, following a short illness.

Carol was the ninth of 10 children born to Donald and Cora Roger Emmons of Canaan Valley, on Sept. 13, 1927.

She was predeceased by her brothers and sisters, Donald, Dorothy, Gertrude, Eleanor, Roger, Beatrice, Marian, Edwin and Lester; her grandson, Edward Orlandi;  and her husbands, John L. Kelley and Lou Gatti.

She is survived by her daughters, Gale Scott and her husband, James, of Buffalo, N.Y., JoAnn Orlandi and her partner, Joe King, of Palm City, Fla., and Dorothy Kelley of North Canaan; her grandchildren, GiGi Atkins and James Scott of Buffalo, Kristine Orlandi of Portland, Ore., and Jessica Orlandi and her fiancé, Kenny Westerman, also of Portland, and Noel Lidstone and his wife, Amanda, of Lakeville; her great-grandchildren, Jaylin and Hendrix Scott of Buffalo and Makenzie and Cole Lidstone of Lake­ville; and numerous nieces and nephews and great-nieces and -nephews.

Carol was an avid golfer and bowler. She even had a “Hole in One” while vacationing in Arizona.

Her name was also on the “Top Score” board at the Cove Lanes in Great Barrington, where she bowled for many years.

There will not be any services at this time. However, the family plans to have a Celebration of  Life in the future.

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