Eileen M. Carr

Eileen M. Carr, 86, of Ridgefield, wife of the late Martin J. Carr died on Friday, October 26, 2012 at Ridgefield Crossings.

Mrs. Carr was born in New York, NY, July 16, 1926, a daughter of the late Terence and Sheila (Gannon) Shannon.  She attended New York schools and upon graduation from high school completed secretarial school.

A resident of Ridgefield since 1953 coming from Jackson Heights, Queens, New York, Mrs. Carr was a retired employee of the Town of Ridgefield having been employed in the Tax Office.

She was a member of the former O.W.L.S., Founders Hall and St. Mary Parish.

Mrs. Carr is survived by two sons, Terence Carr of Hampton, Iowa and Kevin Carr of Leesburg, Virginia; a sister, Sheila Shannon of Maspeth, L.I., New York and five grandchildren.

In addition to her husband and parents, Mrs. Carr was predeceased by a son, Brian Carr and a sister, Bernadette Shannon.

A Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated on Monday, November 5, 2012 at 1:15 pm in St. Mary Church, Ridgefield with Father Russell Augustine, Parochial Vicar officiating.

Burial will follow in St. Mary Cemetery, Ridgefield.

The family will receive friends in the Kane Funeral Home, 25 Catoonah St., Ridgefield on Friday, November 2, 2012 from 7 pm to 9 pm.

Contributions in Mrs. Carr’s memory may be made to Regional Hospice and Home Care, 405 Main St., Danbury, CT  06810.

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