Carol A. Kienitz

Jun 27 2019 | 09:51 AM

Carol A. Kienitz, age 69, of Hamburg, NJ, passed away peacefully on Friday June 21, 2019 surrounded by her loving family.
Carol was born in Hot Springs, South Dakota on October 13, 1949. She graduated from Hot Springs High School in 1967 where she met her husband, the love of her life Steven D Kienitz who passed away from cancer in 2004. Carol was an amazing homemaker and mom to her two devoted and cherished daughters. Carol and family endured 6 corporate moves before settling into Sparta NJ in 1992. Carol was so gracious and kind and touched so many lives. To know her was to love her sweetness and kind nature. What brought her the most joy was spending time with her family and wonderful friends who filled her heart with love. Carol was passionate about giving back to the community making generous donations to The Sharing Network, Pass It Along, Karen Ann Quinlan Hospice, American Cancer Society and various other amazing organizations.
Carol is survived by her two loving daughters, Nicki Poltersdorf and her husband Todd, Kristen Turner and her husband Jeremy, her loving brother Terry Thompson and his wife Lori. Carol had 4 granddaughters she called Mimi’s 4 angels, Abby (15), Kylie (14), Ashley (12) and Makenzie (12).
Visitation will be held at Goble Funeral Home 22 Main St., Sparta NJ on Wednesday June 26th from 6-8 pm. The Funeral service will be held at The First Presbyterian Church Sparta at 11 a.m. on Thursday June 27. Interment will follow at Sparta Cemetery.
In Lieu of flowers the family would very much appreciate donations to be made to the Sharing Network – njsharingnetwork.org - 691 Central Avenue, New Providence NJ 07974.
The family of Carol wishes to extend our sincere thanks to the Newton Hospital ICU Nursing staff especially, Veronica, Felix, Whitney and Ivon. The palliative care nurse Roni, the entire nursing team at Karen Ann Quinlan Hospice, Pastor Pat Sileo, Pastor Randy Parks and Father Jude.