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Shirley Ann (Armstrong) Carpino

1938 - 2014 | Obituary Condolences
Shirley Ann (Armstrong) Carpino Obituary
COLUMBUS, KANSAS: Shirley Ann Carpino, age 75, passed away at 4:57 pm, Wednesday, January 1, 2014 at Mercy Hospital, Joplin, MO following an illness.
She was born September 12, 1938 in rural Welch, OK. Her parents were Leonard and Georgia Ann (Moore) Armstrong. She had also lived in Wichita, KS, St Louis MO, and Roseland, KS before moving to Columbus in 1963.
She had worked at the Cherokee County Courthouse, Columbus KS for 36 years. She was the County Attorney's Office from 1975 – 1989. She then worked in the District Court Clerk for the State of Kansas, retiring in 2011.
She was a member of St Rose of Lima Catholic Church, Columbus, KS. Her interests included cooking, sewing, crocheting, and reading. She enjoyed shopping online, but her greatest joy was her grandkids.
Surviving are her 6 children Craig Carpino, Roseland, KS, Kelly Carpino, Kathy Schoech (husband, David), Michael Carpino (wife, Lynn), Kim Carpino, and Kerri Coble (husband, Robert) all of Columbus, KS; 12 grandchildren, Robbie Carpino (wife, Madeline), Amanda Treiber (husband, Darin) Emily Carpino, Andrew Schoech, Kasey Schoech, Joseph Schoech, Abby Schoech, Haley Carpino, Hannah Carpino, Lexee Carpino, Zachary Coble, and Kylie Coble; 3 great-grandchildren, Cali Carpino, Cami Carpio, and Ava Treiber; and one sister, Carol Sue King, Wichita, KS and several nieces and nephews.
Besides her parents, she was preceded in death by one brother, Ronnie Armstrong.
A rosary prayer service will be at 6:30 pm, Friday, January 3, 2014 at Derfelt Funeral Home, Columbus, KS. The family will receive friends following the prayer service until 8:00 pm.
A Funeral Mass will be held at 11:00 am, Saturday, January 4, 2014 at St Bridget Catholic Church, Scammon, KS. The celebrant will be Fr. Chrysostum Ah Maung. Burial will be in St Bridget Cemetery, Scammon, KS.
The family will be at the home of Kathy and David Schoech 922 W County Road, Columbus, KS.
Published in Morning Sun on Jan. 3, 2014
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