BOWLING GREEN, Ky. - Margaret Carwell passed away on May 1st at her home in Green Valley, Arizona after a long illness. She had just recently celebrated her 88th Birthday and her 68th Wedding Anniversary. The Louisville , KY native was born on April 12, 1925.
She was preceded in death by her parents Arthur William and Rita Barnwell Kalaher and her brother Arthur William Kalaher, Jr. of Louisville, KY. Mrs. Carwell was a housewife, but enjoyed a long passion of traveling the world with her husband and children. Margaret was also a teacher who received her degree from the University of KY. She was a devout Catholic and a member of Holy Spirit Catholic Church, in Bowling Green, KY for nearly 40 years. She enjoyed socializing with the 'Friday Night Supper Club' for years and was a member of numerous church and local committees.
She is survived by her husband Dr. Jackie L. Carwell (Col., Ret.), daughter Ann Carwell, son Lee Carwell and his wife Janet, granddaughter Shannon Gann and husband James, granddaughter Aimee DaCosta and husband David, granddaughter Whitley Hounchell, and three great grandchildren Isaac, Matthew, and Sierra Gann, and numerous nieces and nephews.
Funeral Mass will be held at 12:00pm (noon) on Monday, May 6, 2013 at the Holy Spirit Catholic Church with burial to follow at Fairview Cemetery. Visitation will be held between 3:30 to 7:00 pm with Prayer Services at 7:00 pm on Sunday, May 5, 2013 , at the Holy Spirit Catholic Church. Johnson-Vaughn-Phelps Funeral Home is in charge of the arrangements.
In lieu of flowers, the family has requested expressions of sympathy take the form of donations to the CARONDELET (HOSPICE) FOUNDATION, 120 N. TUCSON BLVD., TUCSON, AZ 85716-4740. Please list "In Memory of Margaret Carwell". If you would like the family to receive a notification of your gift, please request notice be sent to L. Carwell, 741 S Corpino De Pecho, Green Valley, AZ 85614. Donation Web Address: http://www.carondelet.org/home/carondelet-foundation/give-to-the-foundation/make-a-gift-now.aspx
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