Monday, July 30, 2012

Pat Moriarty Carlson

Patricia Ann Moriarty-Carlson 1936 - 2012 Former resident of Concord Patricia Carlson died in Salt Lake City, Utah on July 17, 2012. She was born on Aug. 6, 1936 to Lilyan Mary Bangerter and James Edwin Moriarty in Salt Lake City, Utah. She was 9 years old when her father returned from WWII and moved the family to California.“Pat” graduated from Acalanes High School in Lafayette, CA in 1954. She met Neil William Carlson “Bill” and they married in 1959. They lived in several cities in Northern CA before moving to Huntington Beach, CA where Pat attended Golden West College and received her AA and RN degree. She worked as a nurse at Alta Bates Hospital and for Hospice, caring for terminally ill patients. They returned to Northern CA where she was an active members of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints. She leaves a legacy of hard work, integrity, and love for her family.Pat is survived by her husband, Bill, her 5 children: Laura Susan, Thomas James, Lisa Corrin, Kenneth William, Keith Edward, 19 grandchildren, 13 great-grandchildren, her sister Jerry Chamberlain and a brother Brian Moriarty. She was preceded in death by her parents and 1 grandson,