Born Jan. 3, 1942, she was the daughter of Margaret and Henry Mulvaney. She lived in Norwalk for years, retiring from IPC. She then moved to Alabama.
Carole us survived by her ex-husband Louis (Bud) Ward of Norwalk. Also her son Michael Gardner, daughter-in-law Marrylan Gardner and grandson Dylan Gardner of Anniston. Also a sister, Robin Evans of New London.
She was preceded in death by her parents Margaret Vaughn, step father Clyde Vaughn and three stepbrothers, Clyde, Charles and Robert Vaughn.
There will be no services. She will be cremated.