Harriett Patricia (Pat) Carr, age 93, was taken home to be with the Lord on March 31, 2018. Pat was born in Pawhuska, Okla., on April 28, 1924. She was a resident of Belmont Assisted Living in Scottsdale, Ariz., for the past two years. She passed away peacefully at Hospice of the Valley, Eckstein Center where she spent her last few days. She is preceded in death by her mother, Felma B. Leahy, her father William T. Leahy and sister, Martha Lou Schooling.
Pat will be missed by many and is survived by her husband of 70 years Edward J. Carr, her four children; John Carr (Gerry), Colleen Klees (Chuck), Tim Carr (Biruta), and Kitty Rarrick (Ted). Seven grandchildren; Tracy Allen (Chris), Jessica Draper (Billy), Joshua Turner, Jordan Carr (Dani), Chelsea Rarrick, Cole Rarrick, and Casey Rarrick. And five great-grandchildren; Barrett Allen, Payton Allen, Hunter Turner, Michael Turner, and Wilson Draper.
Pat graduated from St. Mary’s College in Leavenworth, Kans., with a Bachelor of Science degree. She worked as a lab technician in her younger years while in Kansas City. She lived in Kansas City, Mo., until 1987. She and her husband, Ed, then relocated to Sun Lakes, Ariz., where they would retire and be closer to some of her Arizona family. She enjoyed golf, tennis, and playing bridge with her friends. She always loved attending all her grandkids events and was an inspiration to all who knew her.
Pat was also passionate about her Osage Indian heritage and was an active volunteer for the Assistance League of the East Valley for many years. Her warm smile, kind heart, and selflessness will be dearly missed by many. She truly was an example of living her life by following God first, others second, and herself last!
In lieu of flowers, you can donate to Hospice of the Valley/Eckstein Center in memory of Pat Carr.
Services will be on Monday, April 23 at 11 a.m. at St. Patrick Church 10815 N. 84th Street
Scottsdale, AZ 85260. Celebration of Life reception immediately following the service at the church. Pat’s favorite colors were pink and turquoise – feel free to wear either color!
Original Publish Date: 2018-04-05 00:00:00