Caroline M. Hodgson, age 38, of Chestnut St.,  Jamestown, passed away Sunday, May 14, 2017 in UPMC Hamot, Erie. 

She was born in Somerville, NJ on June 12, 1978 a daughter of Richard and Cheri (Linhart) Hodgson of Jamestown. She was a 1997 graduate of Bridgewater-Raritan High School West, New Jersey. She was employed as a medical assistant for 10 years at Kid's Way Pediatrics, Hermitage.

Caroline was a loving mother who was strong and hardworking, she truly enjoyed watching her kids play softball and baseball.

She is survived by her parents; companion of 23 years, Steven Blanchard of Jamestown; five children, Ivy Blanchard, Justine Blanchard, Kayla Blanchard, Joseph Blanchard, and Alexander Blanchard all at home; a brother, Rick Hodgson, Jr. and his wife Ana and their daughter AirYana of TN; maternal grandmother, Carolyn Linhart of Jamestown and several close family members.

A memorial service will be held at 2:00pm on Sunday, May 28, 2017 in Jamestown Presbyterian Church, 411 Liberty St., Jamestown.  Arrangements entrusted to Loutzenhiser-Randall Funeral Home and Cremation Services, 416 Liberty St., Jamestown.

Memorial contributions may be made to the family c/o Loutzenhiser-Randall Funeral Home, 416 Liberty St., Jamestown, PA 16134.



  1. Donna and Grant Connelly Donna and Grant Connelly
    May 23, 2017    

    So sorry for your loss. We are praying for you all.

  2. Anonymous Anonymous
    May 23, 2017    

    Thoughts and prayers to Caroline’s family! Extra prayers being said for Ivy, Justine, Kayla, Joey and Alexander!

  3. Anonymous Anonymous
    May 23, 2017    

    RIP to a caring and beautiful person who loved her family and children beyond words. Prayers for all of you. Thanks for all the laughs.

  4. Myrna and Ed Burnett Myrna and Ed Burnett
    May 25, 2017    

    Our prayers and thoughts to all the family.

  5. Woods and Blackburn family Woods and Blackburn family
    May 27, 2017    

    It truly breaks my heart to see such an amazing women gone way too soon. She was a awesome person to work with and I am blessed to have had the chance to know her. My dearest condolences go to her family and especially her kids. She will be greatly missed.

  6. Linda (Berry) Davis Linda (Berry) Davis
    June 14, 2017    

    My condolences to you, Rick and Cheri. Caroline was such a beautiful person and was loved by many. I will always think of her infectious laugh as she and Ashley played together. We were blessed to have her be a part of our lives. My thoughts and prayers are with you.

  7. Anonymous Anonymous
    July 13, 2017    

    Love you an will miss you dearly and I will always cherish our memories together. We are praying for your kids and parents. Love you girlie!

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