Old Lyme church community mourns after parishioner dies in fire

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OLD LYME, CT (WFSB) -

A church community is in mourning after a fire claimed the life of a parishioner in Old Lyme.

The fire broke out at the Boxwoods Apartment complex on Saturday.

Caroline McCarthy, 95, was able to make it out of the burning home but died at the hospital.

McCarthy was a member of Christ the King Church in Old Lyme.

Parishioners said even at 95 years old, she attended church every day.

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