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Theresa Rose Carlton


1926 - 2010 Obituary Condolences
Theresa Rose Carlton, age of 84, long time resident of the South Bay area, passed away peacefully at home in Gardena, California on October 31, 2010. She was born July 26, 1926 in Ambridge, Pennsylvania. Theresa and Joseph Carlton relocated to Southern California in December 1961, where they settled to raise their seven children. Theresa was preceded in death by her husband, Joseph Michael Carlton; and her daughter, Marie Theresa Saito. She is survived by her children, Thomas Joseph (Maria) Carlton, Colleen Anne (John O'Connor) Carlton, Rosanne (J. Federico) Martin, Kathleen Louise (Jimmy Lee) Williams, Daniel Patrick (Rachael Stallworth) Carlton, Marianne (David) Felix, and grandchildren Michael Thomas (Carlton), Steven Joseph (Carlton), Andrew Paul (Saito), Julia Marie (Williams), Jimmy Lee (Williams), David Joseph (Felix), Lauren Rose (Felix) and Ava Marie (Felix). We would like to thank Juliana Lopez and her staff at Leviyette Care Homes, and Milestone Hospice for the loving care they gave to make her life easier. Visitation for family and friends will be held at Holy Cross Mortuary from 12:00-3:30pm on Saturday, November 6. Funeral Mass will be held in the Chapel of the Risen Christ at Holy Cross Cemetery, 5835 W. Slauson Avenue, Culver City, at 9:30 am, Monday, November 8. In lieu of flowers, the family would welcome donations to the memorial scholarship fund established in honor of Theresa's daughter, Marie. Checks should be made payable to the UCLA Foundation with "Marie Saito Endowed Scholarship Fund" written on the memo line. Checks should be mailed to: Susan Kanowith-Klein, UCLA Library, 11334 Young Research Library, Box 951575, Los Angeles, CA 90095-1575. Please sign the guest book at www.dailybreeze.com.
Published in Daily Breeze on Nov. 6, 2010
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