Carole J. Crosby, 69, of Unity, passed away Saturday, Jan. 8, 2011, at Inland Hospital in Waterville.

She was born in Belfast July 24, 1941, the daughter of the late Harland L. Sr. and Susie (Harding) Crosby of Unity.

Carole graduated from Unity-Freedom High School in 1959 and Maine Medical Center School of Nursing in 1962. She left Maine Medical Center in 1976 as head nurse of the Cardiovascular Unit. Carole worked for Donald W. Krause, M.D., in Bangor from 1976 to 1994 . She held many positions over the years and ended her career at Phillips-Strickland House in Bangor in 2005.

Carole was predeceased by her parents and brother Frank. She is survived by her brother Harland L. Crosby Jr. of Unity.

At Carole’s request, there will be no funeral service. A spring burial will be at Farwell Cemetery in Unity. Carole’s family and friends would like to express their appreciation for the loving care she received at the Evergreen Unit of Woodlands Assisted Living in Waterville. Online condolences may be offered at www.ripostafh.com.