Carol Lynn Harrington

Carol Lynn Harrington

Carol Lynn Harrington (nee Shively), 63, a long term resident of Chesapeake, VA, passed away peacefully in her sleep, August 9, 2019, from a glioblastoma (brain cancer). She was born to Donald G. and Vera Lois (Fritz) Shively, June 7, 1956, in Warsaw, Indiana. That same year, her family moved to Carmel, Indiana, where she attended all 12 years of school, graduating in 1975. She studied at Ball State University for two years. In 1977, when she was 21 years old, she enlisted in the U. S. Army, and honorably served 4 years in Germany. She married Ronald Harrington, May 10, 1979, in Castle Rock, Colorado, and December 1, 1982, their son (Mike) was born in San Diego, California, where Ron was serving in the US Navy. In 1984, their little family was stationed in the Norfolk area, and for most of the rest of her life she was a happy wife and mother. She added working at Rite Aid during the last decade. She leaves behind many loving friends and family including her son, Michael (Amanda) Harrington; two grandchildren, Jason and Heather Edwards; a sister, Janet (Bruce) Nelson and her father. A celebration of life for this wonderful, gentle, caring woman will be held at The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints, 412 Scarborough Drive, Chesapeake, September 7. Visitation from 11:30 to 12 noon and memorial service after.
June 7, 1956 - August 9, 201906/07/195608/09/2019
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Kari
September 7, 2019
Elegance was posted for Carol Lynn Harrington.
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Janet Nelson
September 12, 2019
Thank you for the beautiful candles, Kari.
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Kari
September 7, 2019
We will always have he memories ... carol was akaways full of life .. her smile always lit up the room or where her present was .. now her smile Will light up the heavens above !!!! We Love you carol!!
Heavenly Arch was posted for Carol Lynn Harrington.
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Janet Nelson
September 12, 2019
Thank you for your kind words and Heavenly Arch symbol, Kari. I know she would have loved it. Janet Nelson
Bruce Nelson
September 6, 2019
Butterfly was posted for Carol Lynn Harrington.
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Janet Nelson
September 12, 2019
Thank you, my sweet Bruce.
Bruce Nelson
September 6, 2019
Sorry I can't be at the memorial tomorrow with my Janet. Love and prayers to all who can be.
Sally Mober-Ellefson
September 5, 2019
Carol was my visiting teacher eons ago with Donna Benton. I loved having them visit and felt a kindred spirit with them both. I was fortunately able to visit her several times while she was at the rehab center and I enjoyed talking to her. We stayed in touch through FB u... Continue Reading
Cat was posted for Carol Lynn Harrington.
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Janet Nelson
September 29, 2019
Thank you for your kind words and memories of my darling sister, Sally.
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Linda Mcdermott
September 2, 2019
Candle of Love was posted for Carol Lynn Harrington.
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Janet Nelson
September 3, 2019
Thank you for the beautiful candle, Linda.
Sarah Jenkins
August 31, 2019
I remember the 1st time i met carol . It was many years ago now. Outside of the bishops office on the little waiting area/sitting area. I sat on one side of the sofa. She sat on the other. She could tell i was in distress of some kind and she did not know me from the pew... Continue Reading
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Janet Nelson
August 31, 2019
Thank you for your kind word, Sarah. I know she appreciated your shared friendship.
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Darlene Jolly
August 31, 2019
Carol, You had a heart of gold and tried to help anyone who needed it. I will truly miss you my friend. Until we meet again. Give my mom a hug for me xoxo
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Janet Nelson
August 31, 2019
Thank you so much for your kind words, Darlene.
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Janet Nelson
September 2, 2019
Thank you, Darlene.
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Sandy schwar
August 30, 2019
I worked with carol for 10 years. She brought so many great memories to rite aid. So many customers loved her. She was our family and she was loved so much. We miss her so much. We lost a friend and family member way to soon. We love you carol Love sandy schwar
Angel Wings was posted for Carol Lynn Harrington.
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Janet Nelson
August 31, 2019
Thank you so much for your kind words, Sandy. Fondly, Janet
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Janice Gill
August 30, 2019
Oh Carol, I wish I could give you a hug. Even though it’s been a while I miss you. You were a great visiting teaching partner. You had a great laugh. I guess your probably going to be doing more teaching and laughing up there. Love you girl, Janice
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Janet Nelson
August 31, 2019
she did have a great laugh and it was always at the ready. She found the humor in every situation. Thank you for your kind words. Janet Nelson