Carol A. Hightower, 75, of Carbondale, died Sunday November 8th at the Carbondale Nursing Center. She is survived by her husband, William S. Hightower.
Born in Carbondale, daughter of the late Fred and Frances Waibel Swingle, she was a member of the Berean Baptist Church, Carbondale, where she taught Sunday school and sang in the choir. She was a graduate of Benjamin Franklin High School, Carbondale. Prior to retirement, she was employed by Wesel Manufacturing, Eynon, and she was previously employed by Giant Market, Carbondale. She enjoyed playing the piano and organ for her family.
Also surviving are three children: Kenneth Hightower; Bruce Hightower; Jeff Hightower; two brothers: Fred Swingle, Carbondale; Richard Swingle, Nicholson; 4 grandchildren; and several nieces and nephews.
The funeral will be Friday, with funeral services by Pastor Deborah Loessy at 11 am in the Brennan & Brennan Funeral Home, Inc., 55 Lincoln Avenue, Carbondale. Interment will follow in the East Canaan Cemetery, South Canaan. Friends may call Friday, from 10 am until service time.
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