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Mary K. Carmody

Mary K. Carmody

October 10, 1929 - April 8, 2017     Age: 87

Mary (Jill) Carmody, 87, died on April 8th, 2017 at the Baptist Medical Center in Fernandina Beach, FL, following a short illness. She lived in Osprey Village at Amelia Island Plantation, FL, and in Katonah, NY.

She was the daughter of the late Mary and Edward F. Keating of Scarsdale, NY. She was predeceased by her husband, Thomas W. Carmody, and is survived by her four children: Meg (Steve) Roberts of Delmar, NY, Thomas (Ellen) of Wayne, NJ, Kevin (Cindy) of Portland, OR and Cathy (Jim) Nellis of Hinesburg, VT as well as her six grandchildren: Jessica (Jimmy) Green, Michelle, T.J., Kelly, Shannen and Victoria.

She is also survived by her sister Joan Keating, of Scarsdale, NY, as well as sisters-in-law, Lila, Carole and Ann Keating. Her three brothers Ed, Jack (her twin) and Dick predeceased her.

Her high school years were spent at Convent of the Sacred Heart in Greenwich, CT, followed by Newton College (now Boston College) in Chestnut Hill, MA.

Jill was always surrounded by family members and many friends who will always cherish their many happy memories. She led an energetic and full life filled with laughter and joy.

For many years she sold real estate at Holmes & Kennedy, in Chappaqua, NY. She has always been involved in a variety of community and church activities. She enjoyed membership at the Mt. Kisco Country Club in NY and at The Amelia Island (Ocean) Club at the Amelia Island Planation, FL.

A memorial mass will be held at St. Michael’s Catholic Church in Fernandina Beach, FL, on Wednesday, April 12, at 4 p.m.. At 5:30 p.m., after the service, the family welcomes you to join us for a “Celebration of Life” at the Osprey Village Welcome Center at Amelia Island Plantation, FL.

A Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated on April 29th at 10 a.m. at Saint John and Saint Mary Church in Chappaqua, NY, followed by internment at Gate of Heaven Cemetery in Valhalla, NY. Visitation hours will be held at Beecher Funeral Home, 418 Bedford Road, Pleasantville, NY on Friday, April 28th, from 4 p.m. to 8 p.m.

In lieu of flowers, please make contributions to the American Heart Association (donatenow.heart.org) or the Children’s Cancer Association (joyrx.org).

A Memorial Mass will be held at 4:00 PM on Wednesday, April 12, 2017 at St. Michael’s Catholic Church in Fernandina Beach.

3 Condolences

  • Stacey Bentley Posted April 17, 2017 10:54 pm

    My deepest sympathies for your loss. Sending you all the love in the world… May your mother’s vivacious and bubbly spirit live on through you and be a way to live for us all!

  • Scott Muller Posted April 23, 2017 11:34 am

    Very sorry to hear your mom passed away. From your post it sounds like she lived a pretty awesome life.

  • Marcia Aulebach and Family Posted April 23, 2017 12:20 pm

    We are so sorry to hear of her loss she was good friends to our Parents and a Lovely lady. Prayers for your family at this time.

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