Memorial: Carol Ann Horvath, 1945-2011
Carol Ann Horvath passed away Aug. 26. Carol was born in Phoenix on Dec. 21, 1945, the first of seven children, five boys and two girls, born to Robert Allen Eddy and Irene Celeste (LeDuc) Eddy.
Carol grew up in Auburn, Mass., until she was 11 years old, when her family moved to Westboro, Mass., where she graduated from Westboro High School. Westbrook Junior College in Portland, Maine, followed, and shortly thereafter, she graduated from Eastern Airlines In-Flight Training Center and became a stewardess.
Carol met her husband, Patrick Stephen Horvath, while working a summer job at Wyman-Gordan in Massachusetts, and they were married two years later, on Aug. 31, 1968.
Carol was preceded in death by her parents and a brother, David Eddy. She is survived by her husband, Patrick; daughters Holly Horvath, of New York, and Heidi Hillman, husband Mark and their children, Lucas and Matthew, of Burlington; one sister, Renee Zane, and husband Wally, of Highlands Ranch; four brothers, Jim Eddy and wife Mary Liz, of Brewster, Mass., Steven Eddy and wife Vicki, of Woodland Park, Bryan Eddy and wife Charlene, of Grafton, Mass., and Tim Eddy and wife Dawn, of North Grafton, Mass., as well as many loving nieces, nephews and in-laws.
Funeral services were held Sept. 1 at the Archdiocese of Denver Mortuary in Denver, officiated by Bishop Paul Loverde, Bishop of the Diocese of Arlington, Va., assisted by Father Hugh Guentner, Pastor of Our Lady of Mount Carmel Church in Denver. Burial services followed at Fairview Cemetery in Burlington.
Memorial contributions may be made in Carol’s name to either charity below. Carol was a patient of the Rocky Mountain Cancer Center for three-plus years, where they did a fantastic job.
• Rocky Mountain Cancer Assistance dedicates 90-plus percent of contributions toward patient assistance. They are located at rockymountaincancerassistance.org.
• Leukemia and Lymphoma Society is another good choice. They help with copay assistance for those with blood cancers. They are located at iis.org.