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Carol Hornik

May 4, 1944January 7, 2021

Carol Ann Hornik, 76, of Danbury, passed away on January 7th, 2021 at Danbury Hospital.

Carol was born in Poughkeepsie, NY to Warren and Elizabeth (Towne) Elliott on May 4th, 1944. She graduated from Southbury High school. She married Peter Hornik III on April 16th, 1966 in New Preston, Ct. She was an avid Bingo player and Crafter for years. She had a passion for helping those in need.

Carol is preceded in death by parents Warren and Elizabeth (Towne) Elliott. Siblings; Richard Elliott, Norma Cullins, Carol is survived by her loving husband Peter III, Siblings Michael Elliott Sr, Donna Dommer, and Cathy Farnon. Daughter Patricia Morelli (Kevin), Son (Peter Hornik IV (JoAnn), Daughter Jennifer Vigue (Daniel), Grandchildren, Alexander and Margaret Morelli, Peter V, Nathaniel, And Jacob Hornik. Several Nieces and Nephews

Funeral services (Family Only) will be held at 10 am Friday, January 22nd, 2021 at Grace family Church with Pastor Adam Fredericks, officiating. (Live Stream Available) Burial, open to friends and family will follow at St Peter's Cemetery, attendees please follow CDC guidelines. Funeral arrangements provided by Green Funeral Home.

Memorials may be given in lieu of flowers to American Cancer Society, Columbia University Medical Center, 1790 Broadway, NY, NY, or Vfw post 149,5 Byron St, Danbury, CT.

The family of Carol wishes to extend our sincere thanks to Grace family Church and The Danbury Hospital staff.

Services

  • Funeral Service (Private)

    Friday, January 22, 2021

  • Graveside Service

    Friday, January 22, 2021

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Jean Hughes

January 21, 2021

Dear Jen, Dan and your family:
I'm so sorry for your loss. My prayers of peace and comfort go out to you , your Dad and family during this difficult time. May the peace of God that passes all understanding guard you heart's and mind in Christ Jesus. Sincerely, Jean

Barbara Elliott

January 20, 2021

I remember spending so much time with Aunt Carol when I was younger. Some memories are fuzzy, but I always remember having a wonderful time with her & family. Even though we were not in close contact these past years, I have held her in my thoughts. My condolences to the rest of the family & sending love to each one of you.

Sharon Timmerman

January 20, 2021

Aunt Carol was always more than just an aunt. She embodied love, kindness, forgiveness, and humor. She was always there when I needed her. She was my protector and light during the dark times in life. She loved unconditionally! She loved our God with all her heart and was a prayer warrior for many of us. Til we meet again, much love and affection for your family , your grateful niece, Sharon

Adele Geisel

January 19, 2021

As I write this I can hardly see through my tears. We spent so many times together since 1958. Went to school together, on walks, shopping, I almost lived at the Elliott home through our teens. You were with me when I had to go to the hospital for my back tests . And I even was asked to chaperon you on your dates (remember Pete? "These kids are alright"with the flashlight in my face).
I will miss your laugh, your smile and so so much more.
You are more like blood to me then just the the longest best friend I have ever had.
We watched our kids be born and they have looked at each other as cousins.
You always looked at everyone as being beautiful. You never saw race or color or gender in anyone. Everyone was equal . You forgave for mistakes made.
You were always there to help someone and would not take no for an answer. You gave from your heart and all you ever needed was to know you made someone happy. I and all will never forget your loving and giving ways.
You have had to go through so much in the past years, so for that I am happy you are out of pain.
They say that thunder is someone bowling in heaven. If you do that, I wish you would throw yourself down here like you did down the alley in Brookfield the first time we ever bowled.
So good friend (sister) , say a good word for me so we will meet again.
You will be in my heart forever.
And I will "Just Close My Eyes" and it
will be ,God will take care of us just wait and see. ❤😪 Adele
LOVE YOU FOREVER

Kevin Morelli

January 19, 2021

Mom was notorious for her one liners. It was Patty's and mine first real date. We had planned on going out for dinner. Patty got a phone call that day saying that Jennifer's First Penance was that night. Patty is Jen's Godmother so she had to be there. I offered to go with her. She asked "really?" I said yes. This would be my first time meeting her mom. I figured it would be safe. The service was traditional and we planned on going out after.
Jennifer had just finished her first penance when the priest invited those wishing to come up for penance may at this time. Jennifer leans forward and says "mommy you should go up". Mom looks at her watch, then looks at us with a straight face and says" he doesn't have enough time for me today". I looked at Patty and we both started to laugh, trying not to laugh in church it turned to crying. That was my first impression of my Mother-In-Law to be. For the past 27 years she's been a mom to me. I love You Mom.
Love Kevin

Jaye Anderson

January 19, 2021

My Dear Friend, Carol, I’m sorry for our Loss of a Magnificent Strong Woman. She gave much of herself helping those in need. Carol was Loved and Respected by Many. What a Bingo Player and Crafter,
We spent many Memories together, which no one can take away. It was my Honor and Privilege having what Precious Time we spent together.
To the Family: it always was nothing but Good Times to Remember. Peter you always gave me memories when you were around. Thank you for your help when I needed. Please I send a Beloved Condolences to you, Children (other half’s as Well. Jen, Thank you for keeping me informed of Mom’s Progress. I was always there Spiritually with her . Tris & Kevin and Family, Peter, Joann and boys. Carol you will be Extremely miss. Peace Be With You’all. I’ll look forward to meeting in Heaven.. God BLESS !
Stay Safe, Stay Healthy & Stay Strong. Amen

Joe and Robin Matturro

January 19, 2021

We are so sorry, Jen and Dan, for the loss of your mom. I didn’t know her well, but I can tell she was an amazing lady. She would have to be to have such a wonderful daughter. We are praying for you and your family. God is with you and will carry you in His giant arms through all this. He is faithful and He loves you so much. We love you both.❤️🙏

Belinda Townsend

January 18, 2021

I was a little troubled in my younger years (to those I have hurt, I am sorry, please forgive me) and Aunt Carol never made me feel bad or unloved for my young troubled ways , her tolerance, patience, understanding and just unconditional love gave me hope as a young person which I have never forgotten. The kindness she showed me , taught me that not all people are bad. I will never forget her hugs I looked forwarded to them when I visited they always made me feel safe. I will always keep these beatiful memories of my Aunt Carol close to my heart. I appreciate the gift my Aunt Carol was to me and always will. I love you Aunt Carol and thank you.
Love your niece Belinda
Uncle Pete and family my thoughts and prayers are with with you , I miss and love you guys.
Love Belinda

Tonya Clark

January 18, 2021

Peter, Joann and the boys
I am sorry on your loss
You and your family are in my thoughts and prayers
Tonya, Musa and Joey

Jennifer Vigue

January 14, 2021

My mom was the most giving and caring person I know. I will always remember the times she gave her BINGO winnings that she asked the Lord to help her win to those she had prayed for to receive the assistance. No question asked and not a penny short of the winnings. She loved helping the people she loved.

One year we were Christmas shopping in Walmart and an older gentlemen ahead of us in the checkout line was trying to buy a few things but was short on funds so I paid the balance for him. My mom made me let her pay me back. Said she was proud of me but she wanted to cover my cost because money doesn't grow on trees.

My mom tought me to love everyone I meet until they gave me reason not to but even then still love them from a distance. She was an amazing woman. I love and miss her dearly.

FROM THE FAMILY