Carla J. McLaren

Carla J. Thurston (McLaren), 49 of Oxford passed away on December 6, 2018 surrounded by her family.

She is survived by her parents, Cal and Carol Thurston; her children, Troy and Dani Dibble and Crystal and Gary DeLapp; her siblings, Mike (Teresa) Thurston and Cindy (Tim) Franklin; and her grandchildren, Urijah, Gaven, Paisyn and Kenzi. As well as her beloved dogs, Lucifer and Dash.

Carla was an avid Pittsburgh Steelers fan. She loved spending Friday nights at the local dirt track and cheering her favorite NASCAR driver, Jimmie Johnson. She also enjoyed her pitch leagues, camping, and spending time with her friends and family.

Carla's family would like to give a special thanks to Ashley, Teresa, Cindy, Mindy, and the staff at Broome Oncology.

In lieu of flowers donations in Carla's memory can be made out to Hospice and Palliative Care of Chenango County. 21 Hayes Street, Norwich, NY 13815 or to Sock Out Cancer at P.O. Box 1625 Binghamton, NY 13902.

Funeral arrangements have been entrusted to Behe Funeral Home Inc. 21 Main Street, Oxford, NY 13830. A Celebration of life will be held on Wednesday, December 12, 2018 from 6:00 PM-8:00 PM at the Oxford American Legion 17 S. Washington Ave. Oxford, NY 13830. Friends and family may share memories and condolences by visiting