Date of Birth January 13, 1977
Date Deceased February 24, 2023
Hometown Hornell
Home State N.Y.
Service Date March 3, 2023
Service Time 10 a.m.
Service Location St. Ann's Church, Hornell
Interment Location St. Mary's Cemetery, Town of Fremont

Heather M. Carroll

HORNELL – Age 46, passed away after a bout of illness on Friday, (February 24, 2023).  Heather was born in Rochester NY and raised in Hornell NY, a daughter of Lawrence and Debra (Bell) Carroll.  She is predeceased by her father, Larry.  Heather is survived by her mother, and brother Scott, sister-in-law, Maureen (Snyder), and nephews, Brennan and Owen Carroll, and niece; Margaret Carroll.

Heather worked for Corning Incorporated after attending Hornell High School (’95) and graduating from St. Bonaventure University in 1999.  She started off as a Cost Coordinator Accountant in Big Flats NY before being promoted to an Accounting Coordinator in Wilmington, NC.  She then was promoted again at Corning Headquarters as a Financial Analyst, Optical Fiber Division.  Her last promotion was as an Assistant Plant Controller in Manassas, Virginia.  Heather was married to her profession, putting in countless hours with numerous global markets.

Heather enjoyed spending time with her family and spoiling her nieces and nephews during holidays and birthdays

Family and friends are invited to the Bishop-Johnson & DeSanto Funeral Home, 285 Main St. Hornell, on Thursday, (March 2, 2023) from 3:00 p.m. to 6:00 p.m. Heather’s Mass of Christian Burial will be held on Friday, (March 3, 2023) at 10:00 a.m., at St. Ann’s Church, 31 Erie Ave., Hornell. Interment, with committal prayers, will follow at St. Mary’s Cemetery, Town of Fremont. All of the services will be live streamed and may be seen either on the Facebook page of Bishop-Johnson & DeSanto Funeral Home or on the homepage of (please see link for live stream) for 30 days beginning at 10 a.m. Friday (March 3, 2023).

Those wishing may remember Heather with a donation to Our Lady of the Valley Parish, 27 Erie Avenue, Hornell, NY 14843. Envelopes for memorial contributions will be available at the funeral home.

The Bishop-Johnson & DeSanto Funeral Home is honored to assist Heather’s family with the arrangements.

Online condolences or remembrances of Heather are welcome below in the comment section or on the Facebook page of Bishop-Johnson & DeSanto Funeral Home.



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8 Responses

  1. I don’t even have the words right now I’m in such shock. My heartfelt condolences to her Mom, brother and family. Heather was a dear college friend of mine. She was one of the most sincere, beautiful and kind people I have ever met. Heather you will be missed greatly my friend. You have left this earth too soon. I wish I had made the time to connect more often over the years. I know that you are in heaven though and I will see you again. Rest in peace. Love, Melissa

  2. Dear Debbie and family, so sorry to read of your loss. Life has not been fair for sure. Heather was a wonderful gal and well accomplished. Love and prayers being sent your way, Bev Bertram

  3. Dear Debbie and family,
    We are so at a loss of words! Please know we are praying for you especially on March 3rd and the days and weeks ahead. We have a good God who will see you through your grief. We don’t know the why’s but someday we will.
    Cheryl Price

  4. I am saddened and shocked to hear about Heather’s passing. She was a wonderful colleague and hard-working professional and I knew her throughout her career working at Corning. Heather will be dearly missed on this earth and has left us too soon, but she is in a better place in Heaven now. I pray for peace and comfort to her Mother and her entire family during this difficult time. My deepest condolences.

  5. I was so sorry to hear of the unexpected passing of Heather. My thoughts and prayers go out to her family, friends and all who knew her.

  6. Howie and I send our deepest condolences to you, Debbie, and your son and his family.
    I cannot begin to understand your sorrow at this time. Sending you friendship, hugs,and prayers. Howie and Dot Nisbet

  7. Debbie, I’m so sorry for your loss of Heather. I didn’t know until this morning that she had passed. If I’d had known, I would have come to the funeral home yesterday. There aren’t enough words to express how I feel. You are a strong person and will make it through one day at a time with family and friends. Heather’s memories will last forever in your heart. Again, my sincere condolences.

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