Carol K. Carlson

Date of Passing:

November 27, 2018

Carlson, Carol K. (Viall), 83 of Maple Avenue, Riverside, died on November 27, 2018 at home. She was the wife of the late Joseph A. Carlson.

Born in Providence, a daughter of the late Frederick F. and Helen (DeForrest) Viall, she lived in Riverside for 41 years previously residing in Barrington.

Mrs. Carlson was a waitress for various East Bay Restaurants for 50 years.

She is survived by two sons, Kenneth S. Carlson and his wife Andrea Vastis of Seekonk and William J. Carlson and his life partner Steven LeBlanc of Riverside; a daughter, Susan C. Carlson of Riverside; a brother, Dennis Viall of Arizona; five grandchildren, Karyl E. Cabral, Jamie L. Pease, Melissa Iovino, Lily Carlson and Shuwei Carlson and four great grandchildren, Monica and Kadence Cabral and Jennifer and Mikayla Pease. She was the grandmother of the late Terrance Iovino and Jessica K. Carlson and sister of the late Nancy Keister.

Her Funeral Service will be held on Saturday December 1, 2018 in the W. RAYMOND WATSON FUNERAL HOME, 350 Willett Avenue, Riverside at 10 a.m. Burial will follow in Forest Chapel Cemetery, Nayatt Road, Barrington.

Calling hours are Friday 4-7 p.m. Flowers are respectfully omitted. Contributions in Carol’s memory to RISPCA, 186 Amaral Street, Riverside RI 02915 or the East Providence Boys & Girls Club, 115 Williams Avenue, East Providence RI 02914 would be deeply appreciated.

Online Condolences


  1. Kenny, Sue I am so sorry about your loss. Your mother a great person she will will be missed. Sorry I missed the service.?

  2. Praying strength and comfort in Jesus name. Pastor Tony (Ireland)

  3. Sue I’m so very sorry for your lost, Paula Winfield DiBello

  4. My heart goes out to you all ,from the little girl who lived around the corner. 🙂
    I have great memories of spending time in your home and with your grandchildren. You will be missed by many. I know you will be welcomed with open arms . May you rest in peace and with the ones who arrived before you. Thank you for always being so kind to me.

  5. I’m sorry for your loss.

  6. Rest in Peace Carol love Joan

  7. I’m so sorry for your loss. May you find comfort
    from Gods words found in 2 Corinthians 1:2-4.
    With my sincere and deepest condolences.

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