Valley County, IDGenWeb Project
Carolyn J. McEntee, 84, of Boise, passed away on Sunday, Oct. 21, 2012 at a local care center.
A funeral mass will be held at 1 p.m. on Friday, Oct. 26, 2012 at St. Johnís Cathedral, 775 N. 8th St. Boise, with Canon Donald Fraser as celebrant.
Interment will follow the mass at Morris Hill Cemetery, 317 N. Latah St. Boise. A reception will follow the interment at Crane Creek Country Club, 500 W. Curling Drive in Boise
Carolyn was born on July 17, 1928, in Cambridge to Vivian and Robert V. Craddock. She moved with her family to Boise in 1932. After graduating from Boise High School, Class of 1946,
Carolyn attended the University of Idaho and became a member of the Gamma Phi Beta Sorority. She graduated with a degree in education.
Carolyn married Larry T. McEntee on Aug. 26, 1950. While raising six children, Carolyn served as province director and a national foundation and trustee board member for Gamma Phi Beta.
She was a lifetime member and past President of St. Alphonsus Auxiliary and served on the foundation as well as quality and evaluation Board for the hospital. Carolyn was a member of Junior League of Boise and past president of the Sustainer League. She also was a member and president of Women of St. Johnís Cathedral. The family owns a vacation home in McCall.
Carolyn is survived by her children and their spouses: Kelli and Mark Fredback, Terry and Jennifer McEntee, Pat and Jennifer McEntee, and Kevin and Virna McEntee all of Boise, Mike and Karen McEntee of Eugene, Oreg., Peg and Steve Williams of Honolulu, Hawaii; 14 grandchildren, three step-grandchildren, and four great-grandchildren; sister and brother-in-law, Bonnie and Gary Ward of Richland, Washington, and sister-in-law, Colleen McMullen of Reno, Nev.
She was preceded in death by her parents, and her husband, Larry McEntee.
In lieu of flowers, Carolyn requested that donations be made to the University of Idaho, College of Education, Bishop Kelly High School or the Ronald McDonald House.
To share memories with the family please visit Carolynís memorial Web page atwww.cloverdalefuneralhome.com.
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