Heights Artist Dies

The Brooklyn Eagle reports that artist Carol Hamann Howard, who was best known for her paintings of the Brooklyn Bridge, died on December 26 in Santa Cruz, California. Howard lived in Brooklyn Heights from 1959 until last year.

Brooklyn Eagle: She was an active member of the Brooklyn community, volunteering for the Brooklyn Museum, the Brooklyn Historical Society and Packer Collegiate Institute over the course of her 46 years as a Brooklyn Heights resident.

She is survived by her daughter Constance Howard and son-in-law Scott Tyler of Reno, Nevada; her daughters Catherine (“Kitty”) Howard of Reno, Nevada, and Virginia (“Ginger”) Howard of Aptos, California; her four grandchildren, Alex, Rachel, Tommy and Sarah; her nephews, Carl, Kelly and Alex Hamann; and an adopted son, Christopher Caulfield.

A memorial service will be held at Grace Episcopal Church at 50 Grace Court in Brooklyn Heights on Sunday, Feb. 4 at 2 p.m., with a reception immediately following. Donations in her name may be made to Pratt Institute, 200 Willoughby Ave, Brooklyn, NY 11205, Attn: Office of Institutional Advancement.

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