Obituary: Mary Patricia Carlton | SierraSun.com

Obituary: Mary Patricia Carlton

On June 12, 2011, which was one of Truckee’s first beautiful days of this year, Mary Patricia Carlton, loving mother of five children and eight grandchildren, passed away. and#8220;Mary Patand#8221; was of Irish decent and loved everything Irish.

Mary was intelligent, witty, loved to laugh, and was as stubborn as they come. She loved to debate the issues of the day, and was politically active in her youth. In fact, Mary was a tried-and-true Democrat and was a and#8220;Kennedy Golden Girland#8221; in the 1960s where she went door to door soliciting votes for John F. Kennedy.

As those who loved her know, youand#8217;d rather be her ally than her foe. That said, she was a faithful, loyal and caring friend to many and#8212; even when they disagreed with her.

Mary is survived by her loving husband Tony, and children Steve, Lisa (Mohun), Andy, Tommy and Marty, and grandchildren Jack, Wesley, Katie, Sam, Andrew, Matthew, Thomas and Michael. We will miss you Mom.

Friends are invited to attend the Funeral Mass at 10:00 am on Friday, June 17, 2011 at Assumption Catholic church, 10111 E Street, Truckee, CA. Private cremation to follow.