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Carol L. Horner

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Horner, Carol L., 73, Sidman, PA, was wrapped in God’s loving arms on July 25, 2020, surrounded by all her loving family. Born July 11, 1947 in Beaverdale, PA, to the late Stanley and Mary (Smith) McCloskey. Preceded in death by parents; brother, Stanley McCloskey; grandson, Brandon Baxter; and brother-in-law, Ernest Barndt. Survived by the love of her life who was by her side every day making sure she was healthy and happy, Galen Horner. Married on July 2, 1966, they spent 54 amazing years in marriage, and he loved and cared for her completely and unconditionally. Also survived by daughter, Christine married to Ray Baxter, Windber; son, Michael Horner, Windber; grandchildren, Briannah Wingard (Adam); Garrett and Ryan Horner, all of Windber; and sisters, Frances Barndt, Alaska; Betty Bedard, Beaverdale; and Patricia Richardson, Windber. Carol worked at McDonalds for 23 years and prior to that at Bestform in Windber. She devoted most of her time to raising her children and making sure she was there for them. Carol was a member of St. Michael Catholic Church and The Windber Moose. She enjoyed hunting, fishing, camping, duck pin bowling, and making crafts. She loved polka music and played the accordion. Carol also loved watching TV shows like the Andy Griffith show and Walker Texas Ranger with Galen. Her passion was spending time together with her husband at the casinos! She loved their trips to the Rocky Gap Casino! Carol’s great love in this life was her family and time spent all together. Special family gatherings and celebrations were always made special by her amazing party planning skills and her artistic ability to personalize each one with her heartfelt hand-crafted decorations, along with her delicious cooking and baking. She always made you feel special and loved. Carol was the most devoted and loving wife, mother, and grandmother, she was an absolute blessing to all that knew her. Her strength, unconditional love and beauty was and will always be immeasurable. She will forever be cherished, loved, and missed beyond words. In honor of Carol’s character, enjoy a good memory or laugh of your time spent with Carol and her family or plug a few bucks into the slot machine as she so loved to do! A Celebration of Life will be held at the convenience of the family. Donations may be made in Carol’s memory to her family. They plan to give all donations to the Brandon Baxter scholarship fund. Arrangements in care of Hindman Funeral Homes & Crematory, Inc., “Exclusive Provider of Veterans and Family Memorial Care.” Condolences may be made at

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