Carolyn D. Mello, 77

Oct 19, 2022

Carolyn D. (Patten) Mello, 77, of Wareham passed away peacefully on Monday, October 17, 2022. She was the wife of the late Frank Mello.

Born in Cheltenham, England, she was the eldest child of the late Robert and Phyllis (Guest) Patten. She was raised in Bangor, Maine, and then lived in Mattapoisett and Rochester for many years before moving to Wareham in 2013. 

She owned Carolyn’s Kinder Korner for 33 years until her retirement. She enjoyed camping in her RV, horseback riding, quahogging, reading and crafts. 

Survivors include her son Richard Gast and his wife Tracey of Plymouth, along with their son Richard Gast, Jr., her only grandchild; two sisters, Linda Smith and husband Daryl and Kathleen Kull and husband David, all of Florida; a nephew, Jeff Schmidt and partner Joe of Maine; and her brother, Stephen Patten of New Hampshire.

Carolyn also leaves behind her beloved parakeet “Birdie” whom she loved dearly. 

No services are scheduled at this time.