Carol Ann (Carr) Garth, age 81 of Bloomfield, peacefully passed away on August 16, 2018. She was born to the late Thomas and Catherine Carr on January 31, 1937.
Mrs. Garth graduated from St. Luke’s High School in Ho Ho Kus, NJ. After raising her five children, she went back into the workforce as an office manager with Bury and Associates in Montclair, retiring after 25 years.
Mrs. Garth was a devoted wife, mother, and grandmother. A skilled knitter, she volunteered with the Shawl Ministry at St. Thomas the Apostle Church, making prayer shawls and baby hats for those in need. Carol was a kind woman who leaves cherished memories with all who knew her.
Mrs. Garth is survived by her five children -Allen and his wife Geovana; Janet and her husband Dean Heagle; Andrew and his wife Michele; Jean and her husband Eric Rothrock; and Joyce and her husband Kieran Husk; and her ten grandchildren. She is also survived by her brothers Thomas Carr and Kevin Carr, sisters Anita Heacook and Marguerite Schwarz. Mrs. Garth was preceded in death by her husband, Alpha Garth in 2017.
Friends and family are welcome to visit from 3-7pm on Sunday, August 19th at Halpin-Bitecola Funeral Home, 1284 Broad St. Bloomfield. A Catholic mass will be held at 10am on Monday, August 20th at St. Thomas the Apostle Church, 60 Byrd Ave. in Bloomfield. Interment to follow at Crest Haven Cemetery.