Carolyn L. 'Carrie' Passero, 61, of Pueblo West, Colo., passed away Oct. 15, 2006. Carrie was the beautiful wife of 23 years and best friend of Ronald Passero. Also survived by her son, Bret (Tammy) Parks of Mazomanie, Wisc.; mother, Toni (Henry) Skoczen of Pueblo; grandchildren, Morgan and Griffin Parks; stepsister, Cindy Frisby; stepbrother, Randy Skoczen; and best friend, Barbara Guerra of Pueblo. Carolyn was born July 25, 1945, in Jackson, Mich. but grew up in Pueblo, graduating from East High School and SCSC with a degree in psychology. She worked as a travel agent for over 20 years. Carrie was so proud of her grandchildren and also loved her pets, Jingles, Rio and Two Cents. She enjoyed cooking and decorating her beautiful home, especially with her dried flower creations. Carrie was also an avid Bronco fan. There will be no viewing. Cremation, Montgomery & Steward Crematorium. Memorial service, 2 p.m. Wednesday, Oct. 18, 2006, in the Montgomery & Steward Chapel. Those who desire may make memorial to Pueblo Animal Shelter through the funeral home. Online condolences,

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  1. Bret,
    I am so sorry about the loss of your mother. I can definately see some of you in her. My heart goes out to you and your family. We are here to support you in any way we can; we care about you.

  2. Dear Toni, I was devasted when Annette called me. I am so sorry. What in the world……? My sincere sympathy for you and Henry.
    I am just so so sorry and surprised. All my prayers are for you at this time. Love Dianne Pullaro Doughty.

  3. Our thoughts and prayers are with you on the loss of your wife, mother and grandmother.

    God Bless,
    Erik, Brenda and Cameron Hayko

  4. Bret,

    What a beautiful woman! I can see some of you in her.

    So sorry for your unexpected loss! May fond memories ease your grief.

    You are in my thoughts often. With sympathy –


  5. To Bret and family. Our thoughts, Agency and family members are with you and yours. I know how lucky I’ve been with the surgeries my mother has had that she is with us. I have a sense of what you must be going thru and we are thinking of you. David

  6. Bret,

    What a beautiful woman! Is that, by chance, a photo from your wedding? Looks like that could be you next to her.

    So sorry for your unexpected loss! Hard to imagine how you’re feeling.

    You are in my thoughts often.

  7. our thoughts and hugs go out to you and your family.Don’t ponder what could have and should have been said or done. Remember and think only good thoughts that make you smile. You carry your Mom in your heart.Death can’t take that away. You are such a tough guy Bret,promise to let it out and gain closure.Let go of those things you must and hold on tightly to that part of your Mom that will always be there… in your heart,your kids,your smile. All our love.

  8. Dear Bret and Family,
    I am very sorry to hear about your mother. My thoughts will be with you.
    Sincerely, Maren

  9. Bret & Family,

    You are all in our thoughts and prayers as you navigate these unchartered waters. We will keep you in our thoughts and prayers!

  10. bret and tammy, sorry to hear about your mother, our thoughts and prayers are with you. may your family find peace and comfort through your many friends. god bless. gary and sharon seiler

  11. We are sorry to hear about yur Mother. Please let us know if there is anything we can do.
    Kathy and Bob

  12. we said it all the other night on the phone.

    our thoughts and prayers are with you and your family.

  13. Bret, Ron & Family,
    We are so deeply sorry to hear about the death of Carrie. You are in our prayers during this difficult time.
    All our love,
    Dino & Tracey

  14. Bret, I was very shocked that your beautiful mother left us to another world so early. Last night I light candles to bless her trip to the house of angels. Peace will be for her soul.

  15. Bret – We’re thinking of you and your family. Life takes so many twists and turns we never know what’s around the corner. We’re very sorry to hear about your Mom. She sounds like a wonderful person. Take Care…

  16. Bret, Tammy and Family
    May the support of family and friends bring you comfort, and may loving memories heal your heart.

    In friendship,

  17. Brett and Family!

    We are so sorry to hear about your loss. We are thinking about you and your family. You all are in our thoughts and prayers.
    Love, Amber, Rocco and Megan (pets too)

  18. TO BRET K PARKS: My thoughts and prayers are with you; hugs and kisses from a good friend back home. All my love, Adrian

  19. Bret,

    Please know that you and your family have been in my thoughts and prayers. May your many fond memories of your mom bring you comfort in the days ahead.

  20. Bret,

    Our thoughts and prayers are with you. So sorry to hear of the sudden loss of your mother. She was always so vibrant in our memory from the few times we met her.

    Love, Kay and Charles

  21. Bret, Ron, Toni, Henry,
    Our thoughts and prayers are with you. We have many happy memories of our times spent with Carrie. Love you Bret. You were a wonderful son and we know you loved your Mother very much. Be strong! Mom and Dad Koester

  22. We are very sorry for the lost of your loved one, our prayers are with you and your family members at this sad moment.

  23. Ron, What a shock it was to hear about the passing of your wife, Carolyn, as this occured as we all worked together through the weekend for the PSMA benefit. Our hearts go out to you and your family, Ron. And may you find some healing in your music in these coming days.

  24. Ron I am so sorry to hear of Carrie’s passing. I had the pleasure of meeting you & Carrie for the 1st time when Carrie had the Red Hat meeting at your house in Feb 2004.

  25. Ron, I had the pleasure to have known Carrie through our Red Hat group. My prayers and condolences to you and your family.
    Patsy Morris

  26. Ron, I so enjoyed shopping with Carrie. She was a dear to all who knew her. You are in my prayers.

  27. Ron, My thoughts and prayers are with you and the family as you journey through this difficult period.
    Janet Scully and family

  28. Ron, I was so sorry to read in the paper of the passing of Carrie. My thoughts are with you and your family.
    Debbie Fortune

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