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“Carolyn was a terrific lady. She loved her family and was loved by everyone she knew. Her light will be missed. ”
1 of 3 | Posted by: Sarah Piper - Celina, OH - Friend

“Gary, Mark, and family,So sorry to hear of the passing of your mother. I've thought of her often when thinking of grandma and grandpa (Ruby and Dick...Read More »
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H. Carolyn (Hardy) Darnell, age 87, of Fort Wayne, IN passed away on October 22, 2018 at Parkview Randallia Hospice. She was born on September 26, 1931 in Dallas, GA. She spent much of her youth in Oviedo, Florida where she graduated from Oviedo High School and attended Orlando business school. On December 11, 1952, she married William "Bill" Darnell in Florida. Over the years, she worked for the Kroger Offices, Steuben County Welfare Department, and Park Center where she retired in 1997. Carolyn was a member of the St. Joseph United Methodist Church and United Methodist Women. She was a TOPS member for 45 years. She loved her church, family, and friends. She is survived by her sons, Gary Darnell of Corunna, IN, and Mark Darnell of Ormond Beach, FL; granddaughter, Laura Buell of Angola, IN; great-granddaughter, Leila Buell of Pleasant Lake, IN; grandson, Ben Darnell of Hartford, CT; sister, Martha Jean Smith of Austell, GA; brother, Donald Hardy of Orlando, FL, and many nieces and nephews. She was preceded in death by her husband, Bill Darnell, parents; Lawson and Grace Hardy, brother-in-law, Grady Smith, and sister-in-law, Georgene Hardy. Visitation will be held on Friday, October 26, 2018 from 2-4pm and 6-8pm at D.O. McComb and Sons Maplewood Park, 4017 Maplecrest Rd, Fort Wayne, IN 46815. Funeral service will be held on Saturday, October 27, 2018 at 10am at D.O. McComb and Sons Maplewood Park. Burial will take place at Lindenwood Cemetery. Memorial donations may be directed to St. Joseph United Methodist Church. To sign the online guest book, please visit