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Carolyn Elizabeth Garwood

Obituary for Carolyn Elizabeth Garwood

April 13, 1939 - December 31, 2018
Lewes, Delaware | Age 79

Loving Mother & Grandmother


Carolyn Elizabeth Garwood, age 79, of Lewes, DE passed away peacefully to be with the Lord on December 31, 2018. She was born on April 13, 1939 in Wilmington, DE to the late Paul Morris Maxwell and Verna Elizabeth (Bland) Maxwell.

Carolyn was an active member of Bethel United Methodist Church. She was a member of the cancer support group for Tunnel Cancer Center in Lewes, DE where she found great inspiration and comfort amongst the members who became great friends. Carolyn will be remembered for her outgoing and fun spirited personality. She had wonderful friends that she enjoyed spending time with, particularly when it involved food. Carolyn loved all animals and loved spending time with her precious grandchildren. She and her late husband, John, enjoyed going dancing in their younger years.

Carolyn is survived by her daughter, Anne Spoor of Newark, DE and grandchildren: Samantha Spoor and Abby Spoor of Newark, DE.

In addition to her parents, she is preceded in death by her husband, H. John Garwood.

A private burial for Carolyn will be held at Head of Christiana Cemetery in Newark, DE. A memorial service for Carolyn will be held on January 12, 2019 at 11:00am at Bethel United Methodist Church, 129 W 4th St, Lewes, DE 19958. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made payable to, "Cancer Support Community Delaware, Sussex County" or "Bethel United Methodist Church" and sent in care of R.T. Foard & Jones, Inc. 122 West Main Street, Newark, DE 19711.

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122 W. Main Street
Newark, DE 19711
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