Welcome to the memorial page for

Carole C. Byrne

August 15, 1933 ~ June 21, 2017 (age 83)

Carole Byrne, 83 years, affectionately known as Grandma by all who knew her, passed on June 21, 2017 in her home. She has gone to be with Tina. They are probably catching up over a beer.

Grandma’s favorite past time was watching sports. Football & basketball were her favorites. She dreaded the off season because it was so boring.

Carole moved to Orlando in 1970 with her 4 children. Her and her kids were a tight knit family, who always looked out for each other. While she may have had a “Go Away” mat at her front door, everyone knew her home had an open door policy. All were welcomed and enjoyed coming to talk.

Grandma was very witty and liked to tease. She loved being around kids. Her favorite shirt was her “Leave me alone” shirt or her “This is as Merry as I get” sweatshirt. It was funny because it was completely opposite of how she really felt. And if you were lucky, she gave you a nickname. (Those who have one know what I am talking about.) Grandma’s humor will be missed.

Carole is with her oldest daughter, Therese M. Cherry (Tina) in heaven. She is survived by Joseph V. Byrne III (Patty), Shelley B. Lepird (Dave) and Michael C. Byrne (Tami);  her grandchildren: Charlotte, Joseph, Patrick, Christina, Nolan, Brett, Amanda, Michael & Elizabeth; her great-grandchildren: Daniel, Jade, Kyle, Bryson, Annabelle & Patrick.

A memorial service will be held on July 7, 2017, 6pm at Collison Family Funeral Home. Memorial Donations to Walk to Defeat ALS, Team Tina 1:13.

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 Service Information

Memorial Service
July 7, 2017

6:00 PM
Collison Family Funeral Home & Crematory
3806 Howell Branch Rd
Winter Park, FL 32792

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