August 4, 2013
She was born in Flushing, Queens, a daughter of the late John and Ingabord Nordin. Vivian married Fritz A. Carlson on September 11, 1948. They moved to Platte Cove in 1960 where Vivian ran the Sunday School at Tannersville Methodist Church. In 1990 Vivian and Fritz moved to Catskill where they attended Catskill United Methodist Church. For many years Vivian worked as a legal secretary, most recently for Robert Kohan and then Susan Kohan in Tannersville.
Loving wife of Fritz A. Carlson, mother of Fritz Carlson and his wife Lynn of Tannersville, Eric R. Carlson and his wife Kathleen of Catskill, Barbara Carter and her husband Scott of Columbia, MD; sister of John Nordin of Centerport, NY, Carolyn Schirmer of Leesberg, FL and the late William Nordin; grandmother of Beth, Britt, Kjell-Erick and Cortney Carlson, Kurt Carter and Sarah McWilliams, great grandmother of Llanya and Zander. Many nieces and nephews also survive.
A graveside service will be conducted on Thursday at 11:30 am at the Town of Catskill Cemetery. Rev. Ronald Cox will officiate.
In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to the Catskill United Methodist Church, 40 Woodland Ave., Ste 1, Catskill, NY 12414. Electronic condolences may be made to www.MillspaughCamerato.com.