Anna Mae Berry Carolan


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Posted Online: Jan. 14, 2013, 5:40 pm
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Anna Mae Berry Carolan was born on Feb. 9, 1932, in Rock Island, and passed away on Friday, Jan. 4, 2013, surrounded by her loving family.
Services for Anna Mae were held at Sacred Heart Catholic Church, Lacey, Wash., on Friday, Jan. 11, at 9 a.m., with a reception following. Donations may be made to The American Heart Association in lieu of flowers.
Anna Mae knew what was important in life: family and friends. Her smile, love of life and spirit will be missed by all who knew her.
During her full life, Anna Mae enjoyed her friends from the Hilltop area of Skyway, near Seattle, Wash., and the Laurel Oaks neighbors in Lacey. She enjoyed painting, golf and especially her friends and family.
Anna Mae was preceded in death by her parents, Edward and Elsie Berry; and brother, Donald Berry; and survived by her husband, Ray Carolan, Auburn, Wash.; her four daughters, Cathy Mills (Alan), Bend, Ore., Mary Coddington (David), Kent, Wash., Amy Pieper (Robin), Seattle, and Teresa Carolan Pedersen (Scott), Bothell, Wash.; her three sons, Ed Carolan (Vicki), Grand Coulee, Wash., Paul Carolan, Puyallup, Wash., and Tom Carolan, Parkland, Wash. She also had eight grandchildren and seven great-grandchildren.












 



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