Naugatuck-Carol A. (Dudonis) Bolton, age 72, beloved wife of Kenneth Bolton, passed away peacefully at her home with her family by her side on Wednesday January 17, 2018.

Carol was born in Waterbury, CT on November 22, 1945, daughter of the late Charles and Blanche (Bekerowski) Dudonis. She was a graduate of Kaynor Technical School in Waterbury and was a longtime Naugatuck resident. Carol retired from Uniroyal, Inc., and Bendix Corporation in Cheshire. She was a communicant of St. Francis of Assisi Church, and one of her passions was driving her classic 1969 Firebird.

Besides her husband Ken, she is survived by her son Kevin Bolton of, Gilbert AZ; her daughter Pamela Tavares and her husband Manny of Naugatuck; her four grandchildren, Emily Bolton, David and Mathew Tavares, and Kyle Bolton; her great grandson Kaiden; her brothers, John Dudonis and his wife Sherrie, and Paul Dudonis, all of Thomaston; and several nieces and nephews.

Her funeral will be held on Monday January 22, 2018 at 11 a.m. at the Naugatuck Valley Memorial/Fitzgerald-Zembruski Funeral Home, 240 North Main Street, Naugatuck. Burial will follow in St. James Cemetery. Visitation will be held on Monday morning from 10-11 a.m. at the funeral home. To send an on-line condolence, please visit