Karon L. Howard, age 64, of Wallingford, formerly of Milford, passed away peacefully on Saturday, January 21, 2017 in Mid-State Hospital in Meriden. She was born on March 26, 1952 in Milford to the late Joseph and Sondra Michael Howard. A devoted daughter, sister and aunt, she is survived by her sisters Sharon Turlis of Meriden and Susan Campbell and her husband Choya of Dallas, TX, brother Michael Howard and his fiancée Felice Daifalla of Nevada along with several nieces, nephews, grandnieces and grandnephews. Karon will be remembered for her love of painting, prayer services and music. Calling hours are Monday, January 23, 2017 (TODAY) at Smith Funeral Home, 135 N Broad St., Milford from 5 pm to 8pm. A funeral service will be held in the funeral home on Tuesday, January 24th at 11 am. Interment will follow in Milford Cemetery. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made in her name to the American Heart Assoc., 5 Brookside Dr., Wallingford, CT 06492 or Alzheimer’s Assoc., 200 Executive Blvd., Suite 4B, Southington, CT 06489.