GARDNER- Carol passed away on Thursday October 21, 2021 after a brief illness at Wachusett Manor nursing home. Carol always found the humor in everything and loved a good joke. She loved to play card games and was loved by many everywhere she went leaving cherished memories and laughter in her wake. If your were going on an adventure Carol was who you wanted to take with you. Carol is survived by her daughter Kim Luketich and her husband John of Gardner, Her son Michael Lyons of Louisville KY, . She also leaves behind her grand children, Bobbi Jo Lyons, Courtney Lyons, Elizabeth Lyons, and her great grand children Catherine, Marie, Spencer, Emma , and Lilly. As well as her niece and nephews and great nieces and nephew. She is preceded by her twin sister Karen Parnanen, as well as both of her parents Pavo Parnanen and Myrtle Parnanen of Westminster and her older sister Marilyn Hamel and her husband Paul Hamel of Westminster. In lieu of flowers donations can be made in Carol's name to Worcester Animal Rescue League 139 Holden St. Worcester, MA 01606.