Carolyn J. Schoonover


Carolyn J. Schoonover


Carolyn J. Schoonover, 71, died February 22, 2012 at Kent Hospital. She was the wife of the late Norman V. Schoonover.

Born in Providence, she was a daughter of the late Eugene and Madeline (Holman) Conningford. Carolyn was devoted to her family and had been a CNA in the healthcare profession.

She is survived by her children, Dawn Schoonover, Dewayne Jacobs, Charlene Jacobs and Shannon Arling; a brother, Robert Baenziger and his wife, Lori Baenziger, her caretaker for the past five years; grandchildren Norman Jacobs, Kayla Rush and Faith Arling; and her great-granddaughter, Devon Jacobs. She was the mother of the late Cheryl Corcoran and Vicki Rush and sister of the late Edward Conningford and Kathleen Spetrini.

Visiting hours will be held Feb. 29 from 5-7 p.m. at Thomas & Walter Quinn Funeral Home, 2435 Warwick Ave., followed by a service at 7 p.m.

In lieu of flowers, contributions to Kent Hospital, 455 Toll Gate Road, Warwick, RI 02886 will be appreciated. For information and condolences visit