Carol Louise Moran 75, of Lima, Ohio passed away peacefully at 3:18 p.m. on Tuesday February 15th 2022 at Saint Rita’s Hospital in Lima, Ohio surrounded by her beloved family.
She was born December 19, 1946 in Lima, the daughter of the late Robert and Freda (Herold) Hardesty.
She is survived by her loving husband, Willard Moran of Lima, Ohio and her adoring children: Allison (Kurt) Eversman of St. Marys, Ohio, Matthew Moran of Kent, Ohio and Christina (Ryan) Hardeman of Lima, Ohio.
She is survived by her grandchildren: Hanna Felver of St. Marys, Ohio, Haley Fever of St. Mary’s Ohio, Grant Hardeman of Lima Ohio and Charlie Hardeman of Lima Ohio. She is also survived by her brother, Steve (Rita) Hardesty of Lima, Ohio.
Carol graduated from Shawnee High School in 1965, and received her Bachelor’s Degree in Elementary Education from OSU Lima in 1969. She was a third grade elementary teacher for three years at Shawnee Maplewood School in Lima, Ohio. Carol was the secretary and scheduler for Northwest Ohio Water, then later retired from Peacock Water in 2020.
Carol loved spending time with her husband, children and grandchildren. Carol was a fantastic cook and also enjoyed fishing, traveling to Gatlinburg, Tennessee and crafting with her lady’s craft club. Carol will most be remembered by her generosity and extreme love for her family as well as the joy and special touch she added to each holiday.
A private viewing for close friends and family will be held from 6:00-8:00 P.M. on Friday, February 18, 2022. A Celebration of Life/ funeral will be held on Saturday, February 19th at 10:30 A.M. at Bayliff and Son Funeral Home, 311 W. Main St., Cridersville, Ohio where Pastor Tim Benjamin will be officiating. Burial will follow at Saint Matthew Cemetery in Lima, Ohio where Carol will be laid to rest beside her mother and father.
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