Merrimac — Carolyn (Howland) Comeau, 70, of Merrimac, formerly of Haverhill, died unexpectedly at her home on Tuesday, March 12, 2013.
Born in Haverhill, she was the daughter of John and Dorothea (Hurn) Howland. Raised and educated in the Haverhill public school system, she was a graduate of Haverhill High School, Class of 1961. Carolyn resided in Haverhill for many years, relocating to Merrimac in 1999. She was employed as an assembler for the former A.T.&T and retired from Lucent Technologies in 2001.
Carolyn’s greatest joys were her children and grandchildren. She loved to garden and enjoyed trips to Las Vegas and Foxwoods.
She is survived by her two sons, Jeffrey F. Comeau, of Haverhill, and Russell J. Comeau and his wife, Kimberly, of Plaistow, a daughter, Wendy A. Card and her husband, Scott, also of Haverhill. Three cherished grandchildren, Heather St. Pierre, and Nicholas and Jacob Card. Two step-grand children, Kyle Andreoli and Josh Andreoli. A brother, Edville Howland and his wife, Susan, of Turner, Maine, a sister, Dorinda Judson and her husband William, of Plaistow, NH, sister in law, Carole Howland, of Waldoboro, Maine, and several nieces, nephews, and cousins. Her brother, John R. Howland, predeceased her.
ARRANGEMENTS: Friends and family are respectfully invited to call on Friday, from 5 until 8 PM with funeral services to follow at 8 PM in the Kevin B. Comeau Funeral Home, 486 Main St. (Rte 125) Haverhill. A private burial will be held at the convenience of the family. In lieu of flowers contributions in Carolyn’s memory may be made to the Pilgrim John Howland Society, 121 School Street, Chelmsford, MA 01824. Please visit Comeau Funeral Home on Facebook, or www.comeaufuneral.com