Ann Carole Stevenson Haddaway, a former medical secretary and homemaker, died Jan. 8 of Alzheimer’s disease complications at Gilchrist Hospice Care in Towson. She was 79.
Born in Baltimore, she was the daughter of William Cecil Stevenson, an Acme food markets vice president, and his wife, Evelyn Ruth Zahn.
She was raised on Edmondson Avenue in Catonsville until age 15, when the family moved to Oak Lane in Towson. She was a 1956 graduate of Towson High School. She graduated from Villa Julie College.
She became a medical secretary and worked for Dr. Lutgardo Panlilio, a physician who practiced on Tally Ho Road.
On April 9, 1960, she married Bryan B. Haddaway, a Towson attorney, at Towson United Methodist Church. They lived in Loch Raven Village and later in Seminary Ridge in Lutherville.
For 19 years she was an administrative assistant at Towson University in the Office of Technology Support Services. She retired in 2011.
Mrs. Haddaway was a gardener and bird watcher. She also liked music, danced and played the accordion. As a young woman she had danced in a program with the Baltimore Symphony Orchestra.
She spent summers at her Bethany Beach, Del. home., She was active at Hunts United Methodist Church.
Three members of her family — Mrs. Haddaway, her daughter and her mother — shared the same Jan. 12 birthday.
A gathering for family and friends in memory of Mrs. Haddaway will be held from 1 p.m. to 5 p.m. Saturday, Jan. 27, at 309 West Wind Road, Towson.
Survivors include two sons, William B. Haddaway of Monkton and Michael B. Haddaway of Crested Butte, Colo.; a daughter, Ann H. Stocksdale of Hunt Valley; and three grandchildren. Her husband of 48 years died in 2008.