Elizabeth “Betty” J. (Sweeney) Carr

Carr, ElizabethElizabeth “Betty” (Sweeney) J.  Carr of Milton died peacefully  on Sunday, July 27, 2014. She was the beloved wife of Thomas F. Carr for 42 years.

Elizabeth was raised in Boston, where she attended St. Gregory High School in Dorchester.  She worked as a parish secretary at St. Agatha Parish for more than 20 years, where she was also a Eucharistic Minister, a catechist, and was involved in the  Pre-Cana program.

After raising her family, Elizabeth received her bachelor’s degree, summa cum laude, from the University of Massachusetts at Boston.  She then embarked on a career as a middle school teacher, first at St. Brendan School in Dorchester, and later as a substitute teacher at St. Agatha School and St.  Mary of the Hills School, both in Milton.

Elizabeth enjoyed reading, writing and walking.  She was an active member of her book club and the OLLI  Program at UMass for learners over 50, where she participated in many courses and trips.

She was the loving mother of Kathleen Carr Foster and her husband James of Milton and Christine Carr Carrillo and her husband Jorge of Wheaton, IL.  Sister of George V. Sweeney of Elizabethville, NC, Judith A. Conway of Randolph, and James F. Sweeney of Siesta Key, FL.   Devoted grandmother of Abigail Foster, Clare Foster, Kiara Carrillo and Irina Carrillo.  Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated in Saint Agatha Church, Adams Street at Brook Road, Milton, Wednesday, July 30 at 10:30 AM.  Relatives and friends invited to attend.  Visiting hours at Dolan Funeral Home, 460 Granite Ave.,  EAST MILTON, Tuesday 4-8 PM.  Interment Massachusetts  National Cemetery, Bourne at 1:45 PM.  In lieu of flowers,  donations in Elizabeth’s  memory may be made to NVNA Hospice Residence Hingham, 86 Turkey Hill Lane, Hingham, MA 02043.