Carla Ruth (Howe) Lovely, 83, passed away peacefully April 29, 2019 at a Brewer nursing facility. She was born September 16, 1935 in Lee, the daughter of Leon S. and Genevieve R. Howe.
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Carla graduated from Lee Academy, class of 1953. She then went on to attend the Aroostook State Teachers College and graduated at the University of Maine, Orono with a bachelor’s degree in education. She married Thurber A. Lovely June 15, 1956. Carla was a long time teacher at the Winn Elementary School.
In addition to her parents she was predeceased by her sister, Sally Edwards.
She is survived by her husband of nearly 63 years Thurber; two daughters, Vicki Smith and her husband, Kevin of Lawrence, KS, and Lisa Chambers and her husband, Mark of Brewer, ME; grand children, Eric Chambers and his wife, Kate of Brewer, ME, and Kate Tomasko and her husband, Mathew of Berlin, CT; great granddaughter Molly Joyce Tomasko of Berlin, CT; brother, Fred Howe and his wife, Diane of Falmouth, ME; special cousin, Jackie Michaud of Lincoln, ME, as well as many nieces and nephews.
The family would like to give heartfelt thanks for the wonderful care the staff provided at Woodlands Senior Living of Brewer.
Friends are welcome to visit with the family 4-6 P.M. Thursday, May 2, 2019 at Lamson Funeral Home, Clay Chapel in Lincoln. A funeral will be held 11 A.M. Friday, May 3, 2019 at St. Patrick’s Episcopal Church, 21 Holyoke Street, Brewer, ME 04412, where a reception will be held following the service. Interment will be 3 P.M. at the Lincoln Cemetery. Carla was an animal lover and an avid reader, those who would like to remember Carla in a special way may make gifts in her name to: Lincoln Humane Society, 1 Park Ave, Lincoln, ME 04457 or Lincoln Library, 21 West Broadway, Lincoln, ME 04457.