At age 85, Carole passed away peacefully on Friday, March 20, 2020 at her home in Livonia. She was born in Harrisburg, PA to the late Arthur and Marie Brent. Carole was predeceased by her husband; Ronald Williams, her son; Scott Brent, her sister; Jeanne Swope, and her brothers Robert and Jack Brent. Survived by her daughter (in-law); Joan Brent with whom she lived, her step-son; Day (Patricia) Williams, her step-daughter; Dawn (Mark) Eicher, her grandchildren; Michael (Donna) Brent, Jenna (Zach) Beason, Drew (Stephanie) Eicher, Megan Eicher, Janelle (Elliott) Higgins, Elise (Nathan) Kahlbaugh, and her adored great grandchildren; Xaiden, Axel, Jackson, Leah, Jaiden, Keegan, and Ethan.
Carole worked as a secretary for Eastern Penn Supply Company in Wilkes Barre, PA for 25 years and was a devout member of the Christ Methodist Church in Mountain Top, PA. for 35 years. In more recent years, she held a special place in her heart for the United Methodist Church in Livonia. Carole and her family join with over 200 other parishioners to celebrate the life of Jesus.
Carole served as an elected member of Republican State Committee of Pennsylvania representing Luzerne County for almost 40 years. She was a long time Chair of the Northeast Central Caucus of State committee.
She served as Chair of the Northeastern Pennsylvania American Red Cross Blood Center and was a dedicated volunteer for many years with Red Cross blood collections, where Carole had donated 78 Pints of Blood in her lifetime.
A Memorial Service will take place at a later date at the United Methodist Church, 21 Summers Street in Livonia. Memorial Contributions may be made to: The Red Cross (www.redcross.org) or to the United Methodist Church, Livonia, NY 14487. To share a memory or a condolence please visit: www.doughertyfuneralhomes.com.