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.