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Obituary: Carolyn (Skeie) Bendiksen

Carolyn (Skeie) Bendiksen

June 09, 2017

Carolyn (Skeie) Bendiksen, 78, of Mattapoisett, passed away Friday, June 9, 2017, at Tobey Hospital, in Wareham, after a long illness.  She was the widow of Ole Jon Bendiksen.

Born in New Bedford, MA the daughter of the late Andrew S. and Ragnhild (Matland) Skeie, she was also preceded in death by her brother, Andrew Skeie of Waltham, MA.  Carolyn spent most of her life Fairhaven where she graduated from Fairhaven High School and later New Bedford Tech.

She was a teacher at Bristol Community College and Fairhaven High School and retired from BearingPoint, Inc in 2004.  Carolyn was a  member of the Sons of Norway and the Fairhaven Colonial Club. 

Carolyn is survived by her son, Carl Bendiksen and his wife Kelly of Fairhaven, an aunt, Millicent K. Matland of New York, NY; and her cousin Karsten Reinemo. 



Funeral Information

A Graveside memorial service will be held Friday, June 23, 2017, at 10:00am, Riverside Cemetery. 

Arrangements are by the Fairhaven Funeral Home, 117 Main Street, Fairhaven, www.hathawayfunerals.com.

Donations Information

In lieu of flowers, please send memorials to the American Heart Association, P.O. Box 417005, Boston, MA 02241-7005.