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“Love was the center of Carol's instruction. While we will all miss Carol, her influence lives on in her students and in those, like me, who...Read More »
1 of 8 | Posted by: Vicky Lomont - Fort Wayne, IN

“Dennis, we were so sad to hear of Carol's passing. We extend our condolences and sympathy. Our memories of Carol center around aviation events and...Read More »
2 of 8 | Posted by: Lewie Wiese - Beavercreek, OH

“Dennis, I was so sad to hear of Carol's passing. I will be praying for you and your family today and for many days to come.You and Carol are very...Read More »
3 of 8 | Posted by: Nadine Bastian - Broken Arrow, OK

“Dennis: I am so sorry to hear of Carol's passing. My heartfelt condolences to you and your family at this sad time. I mostly remember Carol from our...Read More »
4 of 8 | Posted by: Linda Murphy - Fort Wayne, IN

“I was just relating a story to someone about having dinner at your house and how our dog Raja stole a steak off of the dining room table...so many...Read More »
5 of 8 | Posted by: Donna Sevcovic - Waynesboro, PA

“Dennis and Family, so sorry for your Loss!Carol my friend, it was an honor to know you. We attended Womens Aglow,and talked about mentoring one on...Read More »
6 of 8 | Posted by: Lois Taritas Taritas - Fort Wayne, IN

“I remember Mrs. Massey from when I was just a 1st grade student at Merle J Abbett School in Fort Wayne. She was Miss Sellers, and then got married...Read More »
7 of 8 | Posted by: Cathey Anderson Wilson - TX

“Dennis and family, Our sincere condolences on the passing of Carol ”
8 of 8 | Posted by: Jim & Brenda Catanzaro - IN


Carol Ann Massey nee Sellers, age 76, of Fort Wayne, passed away peacefully into the Lord's hands on January 27, 2019, following hip replacement surgery. She was born to the late Paul and Ruth Sellers in Bourbon, IN in 1942. She and her brothers, Ron and Allan grew up on a farm before moving to Sweetser, IN. Carol knew and loved the Lord from an early age. She related all of her life to her faith in God. Carol met her husband of 50 years, Dennis, at the University Club. They married, had two children, and four grandchildren. They lived in Fort Wayne, most recently in a home they designed and built together and enjoyed greatly. Carol loved Dennis greatly and supported his hobbies. They enjoyed traveling over their years together, including trips to Germany, Mexico, England, Switzerland, France, and to a number of the 50 states. She particularly encouraged Dennis' love of flying. They enjoyed taking their small airplane to nearby destinations before her health deteriorated and it became difficult for her to fly with him. Carol endured many surgeries to stabilize her worsening scoliosis and replace joints that caused her severe pain, and through it all Dennis was her rock. He tirelessly cared for her and was her biggest cheerleader and supporter. Carol was a woman of many talents. She played the piano beautifully, and was a skilled seamstress and needle worker. But she was really a teacher and mentor to her core. She earned her bachelor's degree from Manchester College and her master's degree from Ball State University. She taught every grade from kindergarten through 8th grade at different points in her career, and was a substitute teacher for several years – true work in the trenches of education. Her last twelve years was spent at Memorial Park Middle School, instructing 8th graders in language arts and social studies. She continued to teach and mentor women after she retired from the classroom - at Hope Center, at church, and one on one as she came across women who needed help. Dennis joined her in this calling, and their generosity in this regard was unparalleled as they selflessly gave to help others. Carol's strong faith led her to strive to be the hands and feet of Jesus to her last day. She is loved and survived by her husband, Dennis, her son Scott (Julie) Massey and their children Ryan and Allison of Fort Wayne, daughter Laura (Scott) Sandee and their children Jack and Olivia of Wilmette, IL: brothers Ronald Sellers of Warsaw and Allan Sellers of Gas City, IN. Funeral service will be 10:30 AM Thursday January 31, 2019 at Grace Point Church, 8611 Mayhew Road Fort Wayne, IN, with calling one hour prior. Calling also Wednesday from 2-4 & 6-8 PM at D. O. McComb and Sons Pine Valley Park Funeral Home 1320 E Dupont Road, Fort Wayne. Burial in Highland Park Cemetery. Memorials may be made to Grace Point Church, or Christian Broadcasting Network, Virginia Beach, VA or donor's choice. To sign the online guestbook go to www.mccombandsons.com

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