Carol S. Howard, 79, of Lake Harmony, passed away Tuesday, Nov. 30, 2021, in Easton after a short illness.
Born in West Nanticoke, she was the daughter of the late Henry and Wanda Kravitz Sprow.
She was a graduate of Nesbitt School of Nursing, College Misericordia and the College of St. Frances.
A registered nurse for almost 60 years, she was employed at St. Luke's University Health Network, Lehighton, until her retirement in 2020.
In addition to her parents, Carol was preceded in death by her husband, Ward K. Howard, who passed away in 1989.
Surviving are her children, Bruce and his wife, Suzanne, Bedford, N.H.; Melissa and her husband, Donald Heptner Jr., Bethlehem; and Douglas, Lake Harmony; grandchildren, Henry Howard and Lauren and Colin Heptner; brother, Karl Sprow and wife, Dolly, King of Prussia; sister, Geraldine Offshack, Wayne; brother and sister-in-law, Newell Dick and Ann Howard, Chagrin Falls, Ohio; and numerous nieces and nephews.
A Mass of Christian Burial will be held at 10:30 a.m. Friday in St. Peter the Fisherman Church, 33 Trinity Circle, Lake Harmony. Private interment will be held in St. Mary's Cemetery, Hanover Twp.
In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made to Carbon County Animal Shelter, 63 Broad St., Nesquehoning, PA 18240.
Arrangements from Harold C. Snowdon Home for Funerals Inc., Kingston.