Carolyn Sue Shackett

Carolyn Sue Howe Shackett (63) of Palmetto, FL passed away at St. Anthony’s Hospital in St. Petersburg, FL on July 24, 2018 after a 14 year gallant struggle with colon cancer. 


She was born in Covington, KY on June 24,1955 to Pauline and Viley Howe and having a younger brother Donald Howe (all deceased).  She spent most of her life in St. Petersburg, FL graduating from Lakewood High School.  She loved country music, loved to cook and loved her family, her dogs, and her friends especially her coworkers at the hospital.  She was an employee of St. Anthony’s Hospital for 43 years beginning as an LPN eventually obtaining a Master’s Degree in Health Care Administration.


She is survived by her husband Pete Shackett, beloved pup Daisy, niece Allison Shenofsky, nephew Ryan Howe, four great-nieces and -nephews, and many cousins, aunts and uncles in Kentucky and Indiana.


Her chosen charities were Hospice and any local veterinary clinic to help them.  Perhaps make a donation to your own favorite in her honor.  Cards, flowers and plants will be appreciated and displayed at the service.


A celebration of Carolyn’s life will be held on Saturday, August 4th, 2018 at A Life Tribute Funeral Care located at 5601 Gulfport Blvd, Gulfport, FL 33707 beginning at 1:00 pm and ending around 3:00 pm.


Thank you in advance for all your love, caring and friendship for this remarkable lady.