Carol Ann Mericle

Carol Ann Mericle, 63, of Kingston, widow of Thomas John Mericle, died Wednesday, Jan., 16, 2013, in the Henry Ford Hospital, Detroit.

She was the daughter of the late Anthony and Emily Novak of Queens, N.Y.

Carol graduated from Mercy College in New York, receiving a bachelor's degree in social science and psychology.

She was certified in drug and alcohol counseling and held a position of supervisor for the division of Substance Abuse Services in New York state. Carol was also a member of American Legion Post 395, Kingston.

Surviving are brothers Steven Novak, Oceanside, N.Y.; and Charles Novak, Queens, N.Y.; sister, Mary Ellen Novak, Queens, N.Y.; children, Dawn Marie Abuiso, Carlene Michelle Woodard, JoAnn Marie Woodard, Lori Ann Woodard and Thomas Joseph Woodard, all of Mount Pocono; 13 grandchildren, four great-grandchildren and several nieces and nephews.

Private services will be held by the family.

Funeral Home

Edward Swanson & Son Funeral Home
30351 Dequindre Road Madison Heights, MI 48071
(248) 588-5120

Published in Citizens' Voice on Jan. 18, 2013