Carol A. Applebaugh, 81, of Montgomery passed away surrounded by her family on October 21, 2018. She was born on January 10, 1937 in Newark, New Jersey, the daughter of Elroy and Mary (Gannon) MacGregor. Carol was a devoted wife, mother, grandmother and great-grandmother. Throughout the years she opened her doors to many and welcomed everyone with open arms. She had a passion for reading, keeping up on current events and politics, and you could always count on Carol for a good debate. She had a soft spot for all animals and loved her furry friends.
She is survived by her husband of 60 years, Dick Applebaugh; children, Doug (Diane) Applebaugh, Cindy (Jack) Reidy; grandchildren, Kevin (Shauna) Gockman, Jessica Perkins, Katie (Chris Hajdu) Neel, and Kiley and Erin Reidy; great-grandchildren, Amber, Kyle, Ava, Troy, Alexa and Miller. She is preceded in death by her parents, daughter, Nancy Neel and sisters, Mary Jane and Patty.
Family will be receiving guests on Friday, October 26, 2018 from 2:00 PM until the time of service at 7:00 PM at Dieterle Memorial Home, 1120 S. Broadway Ave. Montgomery, IL 60538.Interment will be private. In lieu of flowers contributions can be made in her honor to the Make a Wish Foundation, the animal charity of your choice or to Feed My Starving Children at https://give.fmsc.org/give/164607/#!/donation/checkout