Arline S. McCarron

MCCARRON, Arline S., 80, passed away on Monday, May 5, 2014. Arline was born in Provid-ence, Rhode Island to Francisco and Eva Remus on January 12, 1934. Arline Remus married Hugh F. McCarron, Jr. "Red", on December 31, 1955 in Providence, Rhode Island. They lived in Newfoundland, Canada; Madrid, Spain; Frederick, Maryland; and the Panama Canal Zone while "Red" served in the United States Air Force. The family settled in Tampa in 1970. Arline was an active member of St. Lawrence Catholic Church since 1970 including hosting pre-marriage classes and was a member of the church choir with her husband for more than 30 years. She also volunteered at Town & Country Hospital for a number of years. She was an avid reader, enjoyed sewing and bowling, a musical theatre enthusiast, and loved vacationing with her friends and family. Arline affectionately called "Nana" was especially known for her Sunday pasta dinners and attending her grandchildren's cheerleading, dance, baseball and soccer events. She was preceded in death by her husband, Hugh F. McCarron, Jr. "Red"; daughter, Susan Lamb; son-in-law, Joseph Perez; and her brother and sisters, Andrew Remus, Dena LaPorte, Josephine Boyd, Anna Parillo, Eva Fusco, and Evelyn Pickles. Arline is survived by her loving family, children, Debra Perez, Elizabeth (James) McNabb, Patrick (Patricia) McCarron, Kevin (Christine) McCarron, and Douglas (Emma) Peak, whom she affectionately referred to as her "third son"; grandchildren, Robin and Nicholas Perez; Ian, Bryce, and Caitlin McNabb; Kathleen Bennett; Matthew Lamb; Brendan and Shane McCarron; and Meghan and Trevor McCarron; great grandchildren, Caden Lamb, Landon Ackers, and Mackenzie Perez. A Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated on Monday, May 12, at 11:30 am at St. Lawrence Catholic Church, 5225 N. Himes Ave., with Monsignor Laurence E. Higgins, P.A., Pastor Emeritus, officiating. The family will receive friends one hour prior to funeral mass at the church. Interment will follow in Florida National Cemetery, Bushnell, Florida. Pallbearers include: Nicholas Perez, Ian and Bryce McNabb, Matthew Lamb, Brendan and Shane McCarron, and Trevor McCarron. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made in her memory to LifePath Hospice, 12470 Telecom Drive, Suite 300, Temple Terrace, Florida 33637. Please send online condolences to:

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Published in on May 8, 2014