Mary A. Carr,
80, of Lincoln passed away peacefully at Hallworth House on January 2, 2011 surrounded by her loving family. Mary was the cherished wife of John P. Carr for 58 loving years.
Born and raised in Central Falls, Mary lived most of her adult life in Lincoln. She was the daughter of the late James and Irene (Healey) O'Leary.
Mary was a graduate of St. Xavier's Academy in Providence and Becker Junior College in Worchester, MA. She worked as a medical secretary for the late Dr. E. Gammell and in various local nursing homes.
Mary was the beloved mother of Christine Carr of Lincoln, John Carr and his wife Elaine of Boca Raton, Fla, James Carr and his wife Vickie of Savannah, GA, Kathleen Main and her late husband David of Lincoln, Michael Carr and his wife Erin of Rehoboth, Paul Carr and his wife Michelle of Lincoln, Daniel Carr and his wife Christene of Rehoboth and M. Elizabeth Carr of Lincoln. Mary was the loving sister of Carol Bedard and her husband Walter of Tucker, GA. She also leaves 17 grandchildren, 4 great grandchildren and many nieces, nephews and cousins. Mary's most notable achievement was her love and devotion for her family. In return, she could not have been loved more and will be truly missed. Her loving compassion lives on through her entire family.
Calling hours will be held on Friday, January 7th from 4:00 PM to 8:00 PM at Lincoln Funeral Home, 1501 Lonsdale Avenue Lincoln, RI. A Celebration of Mary's life will take place on Saturday, January 8th at 10:00 AM at St. Maria Goretti's Church 165 Power Road, Pawtucket, RI 02860. In lieu of flowers, donations in Mary's name to the George Wiley Center, 32 East Avenue, Pawtucket, RI 02860 would be appreciated.
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