Carol Ann Wharton, 62, passed away November 11th after a long term illness. Born in Needham on November 19, 1957 to the late Richard R Wharton and Virginia I (Milliken) she was the loving sister to Richard R Wharton Jr. and wife Barbara, Janice Snyder and husband Ralph Winters, and Gail Dorsey and fiancé David Brown. Cherished Aunt to Heather Snyder Quinn and Amanda Snyder Cathey as well as many other extended family members. Carol had a special relationship with her devoted friend Kip Frechette. She was predeceased by her loving stepfather Joseph F. McGrail and by sisters Flora Maynard and Joan Wykes.
Carol enjoyed singing in a band, modeling, music, arts & crafts. She loved shopping and going for coffee. Her family and friends, as well as her home in Needham were very special to her. Carol’s life was tough, but she was always tougher.
A private family service to celebrate her life will be held in early summer next year.
In lieu of flowers hold a special place for Carol in your heart by enrolling her in a prayer of remembrance with the Association of Marian Helpers. www.marian.org