Geneva NY: Gail Marlene “Clarky” Carter, 75, of Geneva, passed away on Thursday, January 14, 2016, quietly at home. Gail was born in Geneva and was a life-long resident. She was the daughter of Orion “Red” and Neva Clark of Geneva. She enjoyed a Twenty Five year career with The American Can Co., in Geneva, N.Y.
She is survived by her three sons, Todd, Steve (Sue) and William J “Bj” Carter Jr., all of Geneva; her sister Janice (Richard) Close of Geneva; her brother Douglas (Betty) Clark of Tenn; six grandchildren: Taylor, Danny, Ashley, Alyssa,Anthony and Colin James Carter; her “special daughters” Joell Anthony of North Rose, and Ann Tirabassi of Canandaigua; her Twelve nieces and nephews; her father in-law Jack B (Joan) Carter of Miss.; and sister in-law Mary Ann Greco of Geneva.; her brother in-law Tony Greco Sr; and several great nieces and nephews.
She was predeceased by her husband of fifty years, William J “Billy Joe” Carter; brother Ronald (Lois) Clark; mother in-law Josephine Salone; her brother in-law Rueben”Tony” Carter, all of Geneva; and her nephew James “Jimmy” Clark of Potter.
Friends are asked to join her family for a Funeral Mass on Friday, January 22nd, 10:00 a.m., at St. Stephen’s Church in Geneva. There are no prior calling hours. There will be a family burial in the spring. There will be a Celebration of Life gathering at the Geneva Community Center, on Carter Road immediately following her Mass.
My thoughts and prayers are with you all. She is at peace now, and lived a long life. During this time of reflection and remembrance, let it bring you all together and closer as a family.
BJ, Todd, and Steven we are so sorry to hear this. Gail was such a loving mother and you boys meant the world to her! Please pass on our condolences to the rest of the family. She will be so greatly missed!
So sorry for your loss. Gail and Billy Joe were good friends of mine in high school and through the years. Or a yt? Prayers to you all
So sorry for the family’s loss. She is no longer in pain & suffering, so that is better. May the Lord be a comfort to all of you. God bless those left behind. Chuck & Sally
I am so sorry for your loss! My Prayers and thoughts are with All of you!