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Carmen Proffitt

July 6, 1947 — May 15, 2023


Carmen L. Proffitt, age 75, of Salem, passed away Monday, May 15 at her home.

Carmen was born July 6, 1947, in Brooklyn, New York.  She was a member of St. Patrick Catholic Church in Salem.  She was retired from the US Postal Service and was a former Postmaster.  She was also a member of Friends of the Library, a past president of the Salem Band Boosters, member of the Art Guild, and Rotary.

She is survived by her children:  James Patrick Proffitt of Fredericksburg and Sonya I. Broady (John) of Sellersburg, a brother:  Joseph Nava (Katherina) of Queens, New York, two sisters:  Elizabeth M. Tarr (Charles) of Salem, and Barbara  Conyer (Dr. William) of Paducah, Kentucky, six grandchildren:  Sarah Elizabeth Lynn, Kaysi D. McKillip, Lacey Brooke Kimberlin, Taylor Patrick Proffitt, Hunter William Kimberlin, Nicholas E. Broady, and ten great-grandchildren:  Jayden Lynn, Jordan Lynn, Daisy H. McKillip, June Lynn, Charlee Proffitt, Rease Proffitt, C. Maxwell McKillip, Axle McKillip, Teagan McCracken, Maryn Proffitt, Eleanor I. Kimberlin, and soon to be: Leo Eiver McCracken.

Carmen was preceded in death by her mother:  Margarita Ortega.

Funeral services will be held Friday at 11AM at St. Patrick Catholic Church.   Visitation will be Thursday from 4-8PM at Weathers Funeral Home.

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Thursday, May 18, 2023

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Friday, May 19, 2023

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South Shelby Street, Salem, IN 47167

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