Posted by Cathy Gowdy on Friday, January 05, 2018 at 08:30:27 :
Wednesday, September 14, 1960
Irene Carrara, Florist, Succumbs
Mrs. Irene Carrara, 51, operator with her husband of Carrara’s Florist Shop in Novato, died today at Marin General Hospital after a month’s illness.
She was born in Oregon.
She is survived by her husband, Frank Carrara, 2149 Center Road.
Funeral arrangements are pending at the Redwood Chapel.
Thursday, Sept. 15
Rites Scheduled For Mrs. Carrara
Funeral services for Mrs. Frank Carrara will be held at 9 a.m. Saturday at Our Lady of Loretto Church in Novato. Mrs. Carrara died yesterday after a month-long illness.
She and her husband, Frank, operated a florist shop and nursery at 1133 Grant Avenue, beginning in 1941 when the couple moved to Novato.
Mrs. Carrara, 51, was born in Portland, Ore., and moved to San Francisco with her family at the age of 6. She is survived by her husband and a brother, Albert Bignami of San Rafael.
The Rosary will be recited at 8 p.m. tomorrow at the Redwood Chapel, Novato. Entombment will be at Mount Olivet Cemetery, San Rafael.
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