Christy Jean Carswell, 37, of Middlebury


MIDDLEBURY — Christy Jean Carswell, age 37, passed away unexpectedly on Friday, Feb. 18, 2022, at her home in Middlebury.

Christy was born in Winter Garden, Fla., on Aug. 26, 1984. She was the daughter of Jim and Cindy (Adams) Carswell. She grew up in Leicester, where she received her early education and graduated from Otter Valley Union High School, class of 2002. She furthered her education at the University of Vermont. 

She began her working career as a server at T.G.I. Friday’s in Burlington and for the past 15 years was employed at LongHorn Steakhouse in Williston as a bartender and server. She loved animals, especially her big dog Benny. Christy was a very warm and outgoing person who had a giant heart. She was always willing to help others any way she could, and always sought the best in people.

She is survived by her mother, Cindy Carswell of Middlebury; two brothers, Justin Carswell of Burlington and Jesse Carswell and his wife Marissa of Fairfax; her maternal grandfather, Harold Adams of Brandon; her nephew, Jonah Carswell, whom she adored; four uncles, Ken Adams and his wife Barb of Plattsburgh, N.Y., Dan Adams and his wife Kristie of Pittsford, Steve Adams and Mary of Manchester, and Dave Carswell of Manchester, NH; and an aunt, Linda Adams and her partner Stephen of Goshen. Many cousins and close friends also survive her. She will be remembered by her former partner of 11 years, Kyle Lacroix of Hyde Park. 

She was predeceased by her father; her maternal grandmother, Becky Adams of Brandon; and her paternal grandparents, Jim and Marian Carswell of Groveland, Fla.

The memorial service will be held on Sunday, Feb. 27, at 2 p.m., at the Miller & Ketcham Funeral Home in Brandon. Friends may call from 12:30 p.m. until the service time at 2 p.m. Those wishing to pay their respects are asked to wear a face covering.

Memorial gifts in lieu of flowers may be made in her memory to Jenna’s Promise at or to the Addison County Humane Society at

Arrangements are under the direction of the Miller & Ketcham Funeral Home in Brandon.◊

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