St Petersburg, FL – Coralea Rowell Kimball passed away at her home peacefully Saturday evening, April 18, 2020 at the age of 86. She was surrounded by her sons, Lee and Wayne. Many family members were able to say goodbye to her via FaceTime. She was born January 31, 1934 in Boston, MA.
Coralea was raised in Franklin, NH and she told many stories of growing up on a farm. She met her first husband, Louis Rowell, in the Franklin, NH area and did some traveling in the army and moved to Strafford, NH. They spent several years there and had six children. She overcame a terrible car accident in 1982 and lost her first husband, Louis Rowell. For the last 27 years, she has retired in St Petersburg, FL.
She was a devout Jehovah’s Witness for the past 67 years. Her faith was her life. She met her second husband, Marshall Kimball in FL. She had a love for music and dance.
Her father, Harold Leavitt, her mother, May Leavitt, her first husband, Louis Rowell, her second husband, Marshall Kimball, her two sons, John and Paul, her sisters, Beverly Fisher and Florence Leavitt predeceased her. She leaves behind her sister, Carol Altieri, brother, Richard Leavitt (wife Mary), her sons, Lee Rowell and Wayne Rowell (wife Theresa), daughters, Linda Rowell Knipp (husband Bill), Kimberly Rowell, and many nieces, nephews, grandchildren and great grandchildren.
Due to current restrictions (Covid 19 virus), the funeral service and burial will be private. The family will host a Memorial and Celebration of life at a later date.