Ipswich — Hilda Ann Karol, 83, of Ipswich passed away peacefully at Twin Oaks Nursing Home in Danvers on Tuesday evening, November 12, 2013. She will be laid to rest with her parents, William and Mary Grace (Miller) Safstrom, her beloved daughter, Theresa Karol and her sister, Hattie (Safstrom) Amaro, at New Highland Cemetery in Ipswich.
Mrs. Karol is survived by her two sons, William Karol of Nevada, Michael Scott Karol and wife Joan Karol of Salisbury; her 3 daughters, Carol Ann Doubleday and husband Barry Doubleday of Peterborough, NH, Mary Grace Merry and husband Donald Merry of Rowley, Kimberly Aucoin Karol and husband Dana Aucoin, Jr. of Somersworth, NH; 15 grandchildren; 11 great-grandchildren and many nieces and nephews. She will also be missed by many friends, especially Barbara Beaulieu of FL and Audrey Martineau of Ipswich.
She loved time spent with her children, grandchildren and great-grandchildren, especially granddaughter, Theresa Ann and great-grandson, Ryan. Mrs. Karol also loved her arts and crafts and her beloved animals.
ARRANGEMENTS: A funeral service will be held Saturday, November 16th at 10:00 A.M. in the Morris Funeral Home, 45 North Main Street, Ipswich. Burial will follow in the New Highland Cemetery, 29 Town Farm Road, Ipswich. Visitation will be Saturday from 9:00 A.M. until the hour of the service in the funeral home, relatives and friends are respectfully invited. In lieu of flowers please make donations in Mrs. Karol’s name to the American Cancer Society, 30 Speen Street, Framingham, MA 01701. For directions or to send a condolence to the Karol family please go to www.MorrisFH.com.