Obituaries for the week of 2/16/2011

Carol Rae Roper (Smith)

Carol Rae Roper (Smith) was born Feb. 24, 1936, in Weaverville. She died Feb. 9, 2011. She was a resident of Foster City.

The beloved wife, mother, grandmother, friend and teacher passed away peacefully at her home surrounded by her family. Carol devoted her life to teaching children and influenced countless lives over her 40-year career, primarily at the Carey School in San Mateo.

She is survived by her loving partner, Don, her three children, seven grandchildren and scores of thoughtful friends.

“To live in the hearts we leave behind is not to die.” —Thomas Campbell

Memorial service will be held Thursday, Feb. 17, at 4 p.m. at St. Andrew’s Lutheran Church, 1501 S. El Camino, San Mateo. In lieu of flowers, please send any donations to the Peninsula Humane Society.



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