Caryl G. Kolkin

Apr 06, 2021
Caryl Kolkin

Rockport — Caryl G. Kolkin, beloved wife of the late Marvin Kolkin, died peacefully Saturday, April 3, 2021, at Pen Bay Medical Center in Rockport.

Born in New York City, Caryl met the love of her life, Marvin Kolkin when she was just a young woman. The pair were married in 1947. For many years, they worked side by side in Montgomery County, Maryland, where Carly managed Marvin’s thriving medical practice.

She was an active member of the Maryland State Woman’s Medical Auxiliary, serving as their president.

Caryl was proud to have raised three sons, Mitchell, Jon and Seth.

Retiring to the Midcoast in 1996, Caryl and Marvin built a home together, where she resided even after Marvin’s passing in 2019. Together, they enjoyed 71 years of marriage.

Locally, Caryl was an active member and proud supporter of the Adas Yoshuron Synagogue in Rockland and the Bay Chamber.

Predeceased by her beloved husband, Marvin; Caryl is survived by her adoring children Mitchell and his wife Kathie, Jon and his wife Cee, Seth and his wife Anne; nine grandchildren; five great-grandchildren, as well as siblings Helene and Bernard.

A graveside service will be held at 12:30 p.m., Tuesday, April 6, at the Jewish Cemetery, Ingraham Drive, Owls Head. For those unable to attend the service, virtual access will be available through Caryl’s Book of Memoires at Click on the Photos and Videos Tab and then the Watch Webcast button.

In lieu of flowers, you may honor Caryl’s memory by supporting Adas Yoshuron Synagogue in Rockland or Bay Chamber Concerts in Rockport.

To share a memory or condolence with the Kolkin family, visit their Book of Memories at

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