Catherine C. Carpenter

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Catherine C. Carpenter

Catherine Creedon Carpenter, 90, passed away peacefully at home surrounded by her family on Thursday, October 26, 2017 in Albuquerque, NM.

Catherine was born in County Cork, Ireland on September 3, 1927 to Cornelius and Catherine Creedon.

She is survived by her loving son Dennis Carpenter and his wife, Carol; sister, Nora Murphy and brother, Shawn Creedon, both of Ireland; sister in-law, Mary Creedon of South Carolina; grandson, Chad Carpenter and his fiance, Meredith; granddaughter, Amber Ward and husband, Zane; granddaughter, Ashely White and husband, Pete; granddaughters' mother, Anna Flora; grandchildren, Madeline Livermore, Gannon Livermore and wife, Michelle, and Cameron Livermore; 11 adoring great-grandchildren and several cousins, nieces, and nephews.

Cathy was preceded in death by her beloved husband; William Carpenter; siblings, Nelly, Danny, Mary, Pat and Joan.

Cathy's life is highlighted by her sparkling personality that radiated to her many customers who came to love her over the years. Bill and Cathy owned multiple restaurants to include Swel's, Coors Cafe and Fiesta's.

Cathy will be remembered by her beauty and classy style, her extraordinary kindness towards others and her endless dedication to her family. She was loved dearly and will be missed by all.

A rosary will be prayed for Cathy on Friday, November 10, 2017 at 7pm at Queen of Heaven Church. The funeral mass will be Saturday, November 11, 2017 at Queen of Heaven Church at 10am. A reception will follow the mass at the Albuquerque Country Club, 601 Laguna Blvd SW, Albuquerque, NM, 87104. All are welcome to join her family in celebrating Cathy's wonderful life.

Published in Albuquerque Journal on Nov. 5, 2017