In Memory of




Obituary for Caroline Ottersen (McCarty)

Caroline Ottersen, age 64, of Athens, PA , passed away peacefully on Thursday, March 17, 2022 at Athens Health and Rehabilitation.

She was born on July 25, 1957 in Halifax, Nova Scotia, the daughter of the late John McCarty and Frances McCarty. She was employed by the Westchester, PA school district.

Caroline had a love for teaching. She loved her family, pugs, and cats. She also enjoyed traveling.

Caroline is survived by her brother, Michael (Corinne) McCarty; nieces: Elizabeth (Norman II) Niles, and Michelle McCarty; grand-nieces and nephews: Aleeah, Elijah, Spencer, and Jordan.

In addition to her parents, Caroline was predeceased by her spouse, Robert Ottersen.

It was Caroline's wish that there be no services. A burial of cremains will be taking place at a later date. Phillips Funeral Home, 17 W. Pulteney St., Corning has been entrusted with the arrangements.

Caroline's family appreciate the love, care and support from Guthrie Hospice in Sayre, PA and Athens Health and Rehabilitation Center in Athens, PA

In lieu of flowers, donations in Caroline’s name may be sent to: Guthrie Hospice or the SPCA.