May 16, 2022, 84, Goldsboro –
Kathleen Patricia Kulasxa Garrett, 84, also known as Kip and Nanna, passed away peacefully early Monday morning at Kitty Askins Hospice Center. Kip was born in Portland, ME to the late Thomas and Kathleen Kulasxa on March 13, 1938. In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband, Robert L. Garrett, Sr.; son, Tommy A Garrett; and brother, Joseph Penwell.
Kip leaves behind a legacy of unconditional love and support for the people she cared about. Her enthusiasm and charm will be missed by all who knew and loved her.
A private service for the family will be held on Thursday, May 19, 2022, in Evergreen Memorial Cemetery. The family will greet friends at the home of Carol and David Bowden, 221 Gator Drive, Goldsboro.
Kip is survived by her children, Robert L. Garrett Jr. of Goldsboro, and Carol Anne Garrett Bowden and husband, David of Goldsboro; six grandchildren and seven great-grandchildren. She is also survived by her brothers, Charles Kulasxa and Henry Penwell; and sister, Eileen Roper.
We would like to give a very special thank you to the 7th floor staff at Wayne UNC Healthcare for the love and care they provided for Kip. Simple words cannot express our gratitude. Also a thank you to the caregivers at Kitty Askins Hospice Center who cared for Kip during her brief stay.
In lieu of flowers, the family suggests memorials be given in her memory to Kitty Askins Hospice Center, 107 Handley Park Court, Goldsboro, NC 27534.
Services are entrusted in the care of Seymour Funeral Home and Cremation Service. Online condolences may be sent to the family at www.seymourfuneralhome.com.