Carolyn Veara

May 08, 2017
Carolyn Veara

Waldoboro — Carolyn Veara, 79, passed away May 5, 2017, with her family by her side at Miles Memorial Hospital in Damariscotta. She was born Jan. 29, 1938, to Vernon and Annie (Byers) Carver.

She graduated from Waldoboro High School in the class of 1978.

Carolyn’s interests were music, crafts, wood-burning, and making special greeting cards for friends and family.

She had been a member of the Word of Life Church since 1947. Carolyn’s parents were the founders of the church. She was a member of the group “Hosanna,” playing bass guitar and singing; she was also on the worship team at the church. The most cherished thing was a prayer ministry with her sister Betty Williams. This ministry continued for the past eight years.

Carolyn was predeceased by her parents and son, Harold Winchenbach III.

She is survived by her daughters, Sandy Pettee and husband Robert of St. George, Bonita Willis and husband Jack of Northport; sister Betty Williams of Yaleville, Conn., granddaughter Angela Sprowl and husband David of Warren; grandsons Matthew Hastings of Warren, Joshua Noyes and wife Kim of Colorado Springs, Colo.; great-grandchildren Autumn Pettee, Tyler Pettee; and great-great-grandchildren Mya, Caitdence and Matthew; and many nieces and nephews.

Services for Carolyn will be held Friday, May 12, at 2 the Word of Life Church in Waldoboro, with Pastor Tom Rawley officiating.

Arrangements are with Hall’s of Waldoboro. To extend online condolences, visit

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