Obituary: Carole Lee Trotter

Sep. 20, 1956 - Aug. 17, 2013

Carole Lee Trotter was born September 20th, 1956 in Los Angeles, California. Her parents were Judy and James McAloney, and her younger sisters are Jeannine and Christa. Carole is survived by her significant other, Robert Conerby. Carole had five children: Christopher, Sunshine, Meghan, Sean, and Mackenzie, and two step-children, Laura and Stephen. Carole was blessed with many grandchildren (Vance, Taylor, Hannah, Ava, Jameson, Carly, and Aria) and a great-grandchild (Nikolai). Carole moved to Nevada in 1974 and had lived in the Carson City area for 39 years. Carole worked for Carson Tahoe Hospital’s Behavioral Health Services for more than 15 years. She was passionate about music, loved books and had a deep spirituality. Along with her large family, Carole touched the lives of many friends, co-workers and people within the community. Her generosity, empathy and kindness will be missed by many.

Carole left this world August 17th, 2013. Memorial services and a celebration of her life will be held Saturday, August 31st, 2013 at 1 pm at FitzHenry’s Funeral Home.

After Glow

I’d like the memory of me

To be a happy one.

I’d like to leave an afterglow

Of smiles when day is done.

I’d like to leave an echo

Whispering softly down the ways,

Of happy times, and laughing times

And bright and sunny days.

I’d like the tears of those who grieve

To dry before the sun

Of happy memories I leave

Behind - when day is done.

Helen Lowrie Marshall (1958, “Close to the Heart”)


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