Dorothy (Olson) "Dottie" Carmody

November 14, 1928 ~ March 31, 2022 (age 93)


Dorothy Olson Carmody, “Dottie” 93, of Homewood in Frederick, MD, passed away peacefully in her sleep on Thursday, March 31, 2022. She was born November 14, 1928, in Natick, MA. She was the daughter of the late Edward A. and Gerda Olson. After high school Dorothy attended Tufts College. She worked as a teacher and then became a school librarian in East Longmeadow, MA. She worked as a school librarian for the Longmeadow MA public schools until her retirement in 1988. She is survived by her daughter Deborah Sawyer Sockol and her husband Richard A Sockol, son Dana E Sawyer. She had two grandchildren, Jonathan and Geoffrey Sockol. A celebration of life will be held at a later date. In lieu of flowers, donations in her memory would be appreciated to Frederick Health Hospice, I Frederick Health Way, Frederick, MD 21701. Arrangements were made by J.L. Davis Funeral Home, Smithsburg, MD and online condolences may be offered at

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