Constance 'Caroline' Navarro, 75, born April 9, 1937, passed away December 22, 2012. Survived by husband of 56 years, Raymond Navarro; children, Bill (Roz), Frank, Liz (Dean Sandoval) and Larry (Gina); grandchildren, Billy (Trina), Ariel Navarro, Wayne, and Danielle Medley, Taylor, and Rieley Navarro; great-granddaughter, Parker Medley. Preceded in death by her parents, Robert and Dora Montoya; in-laws, Leopoldo and Juanita Navarro; brother, Hilbert Montoya; sons, Johnny Ray, Robert Michael, Jimmy, and Thomas Ray. Caroline was a wonderful wife, mother, sister, and friend who was the love and the anchor of her family and they were her greatest joy. To all who knew her, she was the greatest cook ever, feeding not only family but everyone who came to her home. She was kind, caring, compassionate, and loving. Caroline loved to visit with family and friends and would talk to anyone she came in contact with, including complete strangers. She was a bright light on this earth and though her presence will be missed by her family, friends and all who knew and loved her, she will remain in our hearts forever. The family would like to thank Parkview ICU for the excellent care and compassion. Visitation 1 to 3 p.m. Thursday, Montgomery & Steward Chapel. Rosary, 6 p.m. Thursday and funeral Mass, 11 a.m. Friday, both services at St. Joseph Catholic Church. Interment, Roselawn Cemetery. Online condolences, www.montgomerysteward.com

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  1. My deepest sympathies and prayers to your entire family. I always enjoyed talking to your mom at the softball games way back when. God bless you all

  2. My Aunt Caroline was a wonderful person. I will miss her. There are so many memories of my aunt. Here is one of my fondest.
    When I was very young (elementary school) my mother became a single parent. It was a very rough and tough time in my families life. My mother was left alone to care for 3 kids. One day Auntie Caroline and Uncle Ray showed up at our apartment with bags of groceries. I know to them it was not anything big but to us it meant the world, we had food for the week. I remember Auntie making us a ham on one of those occasions, it was the best ham I ever tasted. I think they brought groceries to us several times.
    She was generous, kind, loving and always wanted to do things for everyone around her.
    She always welcomed you into her home with open arms and warm food.
    I have a very heavy heart because I can not be there to say bye. I will be doing that here in Alaska. When the sunsets Thursday night and I see that beatuiful pink sunset bouncing off the white mountains, I will know that is auntie on her way to heaven to watch over all of us.
    Rest in Peace Auntie Caroline, I love you.
    Karen Donaldson (Valdez)
    Anchorage, AK

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