OBITUARY

Byrne, Carolyn M.

Valley Cottage, NY - Tappan Location

Carolyn Marie Byrne of Valley Cottage, NY died peacefully on Monday, February 12, 2018 in the ICU at Memorial Sloan Kettering at the age of 26 after battling leukemia for over a year and a half.

She was born on June 30, 1991. She had attended grammar school at St. Margaret School in Pearl River, NY. She graduated from the Academy of the Holy Angels High School in Demarest, NJ and received her BS degree in Biology from the University of Scranton. She was an Assistant Manager at CityMD in Clifton, NJ.

She is survived by her beloved sister Christine Byrne, her father and stepmother, Brian and Anne Byrne of Valley Cottage, and her mother Catherine Bertussi and her grandmother Anne Morrison of Pearl River. She is also survived by her fiancé JC McNamara. She also leaves many uncles, aunts and cousins from large extended families and many true and dear friends.

A Funeral Mass will be held Friday, Feb. 16, 11am, at St. Catharine's Church at 523 Western Highway in Blauvelt, NY with a private funeral to follow. Visiting hours will be Thursday, 2-4 and 7-9pm at the Moritz Funeral Home in Tappan.

In lieu of flowers, the family asks that you donate in Carolyn's name to Memorial Sloan-Kettering, 1275 York Ave., New York, NY 10065 or to the Leukemia Lymphoma Society (www.lls.org).