ARIZONA CITY — Carol Harrington Hrycko, 82, died on April 28, 2020, at Chandler Memory Care in Chandler of COVID-19 after surviving for several years with the debilitating effects of Alzheimer's disease.
Ms. Hrycko was born on Dec. 25, 1937, to Marjorie H. and Francis J. Harrington of Southfield, Michigan. The youngest of eight children, she graduated from Mercy College of Detroit in 1959 with a Bachelor of Science degree in nursing. She worked most of her nursing career in home health care and in 1982 received a master's degree in nursing from Wayne State University in Detroit.
She moved to Susanville, California, in 1993 to work as director of home health at Northeastern Rural Health Clinics Inc. After retiring from home health, she worked as a medical transcriptionist for several years. She was very active in her church, particularly as a cantor and singer.
She is survived by her three sons, Raymond of Yachiyo, Chiba, Japan, Jeffrey of Chandler and Russell of Arizona City as well as numerous nieces, nephews, great-nieces and great-nephews. She was predeceased by her seven brothers and sisters and a daughter, Julia.
Interment in Holy Sepulchre Cemetery in Southfield following her funeral.
Donations may be made in her name to Food for the Poor or Catholic World Missions.