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Carolyn Hall Mollo

October 31, 1940 — January 31, 2023

Hartsville, SC

Carolyn Hall Mollo

This obituary is being posted as a courtesy to local family & friends.  All services for Mrs. Mollo have been entrsuted to Cole Funeral Home of Aiken, SC.  Any floral orders should be directed to the Cole Funeral Home website or by calling them at (803) 648-7175.  Please do not order flowers through the Norton Funeral Home site.

Hartsville, SC--Carolyn Hall Mollo, 82, passed peacefully with the love of her family. The widow of Donald Armond Joseph Mollo, Carolyn was a wonderful sister, mother, grandmother and great-grandmother.

The daughter of Eula Mae Tolson and Creighton Hall, Carolyn was the middle of 5 children and known as “pumpkin” because of her Halloween birthday. Carolyn and Don met during his station at Fort Sumter. They eloped when she was 18 and enjoyed a long marriage, many moves and new adventures as they raised their eight children all over the east coast.  They were a perfect pair.

Carolyn is fondly remembered by her children and grandchildren for her never ending knowledge on so many subjects. She always knew the solution for an ailment or the ingredient for a recipe. She could turn any ingredients into an incredibly delicious meal and magically had enough to feed anyone who joined for supper.

She is survived by her eight children. Donna (Charlie) Palmer of North Augusta, Todd (Suzanne) Mollo, Hendersonville, NC, Cathy (Tony) Prozzi of Hartsville, Gary (Phyllis) Mollo of Fort Mill, Kelley Cole (Bobby) of Hartsville, Amy(James) Everhart of Tennessee, Lisa Mollo of Nashville, TN, and Michelle(Kevin) Renck of Hartsville.

Grandchildren: Lauren (Dulton) Wells, Reagan (Robert) Blanchard, Jamie Palmer, Daniel (Alyssa) Mollo, Sarah (Ryan) Thompson, Hanna Mollo (Seth), Jacob (Kiersten) Cole, Maxwell Cole, Rebecca (Alden) Shannon, Matthew Mollo.  She was welcomed by her granddaughter, Leanna Gayle Catoe, who the family misses tremendously. 

It brought Carolyn tremendous joy to see her grandchildren build families of their own. She was great-grandmother to: Skylar, Emma, Leo, Navy, Shepherd, Ella, Waylon, Essie, Bear and Audrey.

Carolyn is also survived by her sister, Betty Jean Sarasin and brother, Pedro (Diane) Hall of Hartsville in addition to several nieces and nephews.

In addition to her parents and husband, Carolyn was predeceased by siblings Dick Hall, Mazalee Hall Vaughn and granddaughter Leanna.

In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to the Alzheimer’s Association, PO Box 96011 Washington, DC 20090-6011 or at COLE FUNERAL HOME 1544 UNIVERSITY PARKWAY (118 BY PASS) AIKEN, SC, 29801. Please sign the online registry at

A private graveside service will be held at Pineview Memorial Gardens, North Augusta, SC.  

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