Julianne Carty Obituary

Julianne Marie Carty
Julianne Marie Carty

November 3, 1952 - November 29, 2019
Born in Rathfarnham, Dublin, Ireland
Resided in Vancouver, Washington
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Julianne Carty was born in Rathfarnham, Dublin Ireland on November 3, 1952. She was the second oldest of 12 children born to Patrick Finn and Anna May Carty. She enjoyed her simple life in Ireland. When she was 10 years old, she was adopted by extended family in Woodland WA. She attended Woodland WA Schools and graduated from Woodland High School in 1971. She attended Clark College and the University of Portland where she studied early childhood education.

Julianne worked for several Vancouver area law firms, and found working as a legal assistant and bookkeeper a rewarding career. She was a talented cook, seamstress, quilter, gardener, dancer and craftsperson. She married her husband Kevin Brown on May 9, 1981. They have 2 sons, Brendan Scott Brown and Derek Patrick Brown. Julianne was blessed with one grand daughter, Mackenzie Leanne Brown.

Keeping Irish culture alive in the Portland area was dear to her heart. Julianne was involved in many Irish cultural activities, including the Tir Eoghain Ceili Dancers and the All Ireland Cultural Society. She had many friends in the club and was a regular at social events.

Julianne had a lifelong passion for animals and all living things. Her skill at keeping her pets alive beyond their normal life expectancy was legendary. Julianne is loved by her many family members and friends and will be long remembered for her loving care and happy, upbeat disposition.

A Memorial Service will be held December 18, 2019, 1:00 pm at St. Mary’s Catholic Church, Ridgefield Washington.




Memorial Service
St Mary of Guadalupe Mission
1520 N 65th Avenue
Ridgefield, WA US 98642
Wednesday, December 18, 2019
1:00 PM
Graveside Service
St. Mary's Catholic Cemetery
28309 NW 11 Avenue
Ridgefield, WA US 98642
Wednesday, December 18, 2019
1:45 PM