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o_Carroll1102616 o_Carroll2102616 CARROLL, Betty •Elizabeth (Betty) Catherine Wylie was born to John and Nora Mae Wylie on June 15, 1928, at St. Francis Hospital in Santa Barbara. She attended Dolores Elementary School and Catholic High School in Santa Barbara, and Mt. St. Mary's College in Los Angeles. ••Betty met her husband, Patrick "John" Carroll, at a dance. They married on September 20, 1952, at Our Lady of Sorrows Catholic Church. John preceded Betty to Heaven on April 9, 2001. She is survived by her eight children: Robert (Patricia), Diane, Arlene, Sharon, Laura, Patricia "P.J." (Pat), Barbara, and Daniel, as well as five grand children: Kevin, Alek, Tianna, Katie, and Shane. She is also survived by her sister, Peggy Jackson, Carroll in-laws, numerous nieces and nephews, and many beloved grand-pets. •Music was an integral part of her life. The sisters of Dolores Elementary School taught Betty to play the organ when she was eight years old. She played the organ and piano for church services and social events most of her life. She passed that love of music on to her children. •Betty was actively involved in her children's schools and served on the San Roque School PTA. Additionally, she was a member of Beta Sigma Phi, Catholic Daughters, San Roque Choir, San Roque Sanctuary Guild and Rockwood Women's Club. She was an avid bridge player and was involved with many groups. She volunteered her time at St. Francis and Goleta Valley Cottage Hospital, as well as Public Health. Betty and John frequently extended their generosity towards others. The kitchen door was always open to family and friends and was frequently used. There were many times when the kids were told to scoot over for another plate at the table. "Hi Mrs. C" was often shouted in the kitchen. In her later years she traveled through Europe and the Caribbean. She loved watching the waves at Goleta Beach even though she hated the ocean. While mom never developed the same appreciation for John Wayne that our dad did, in her later years she grew to love westerns as well. Betty passed away on October 20, 2016. She was cared for by all of her children, her eldest daughter Diane was her primary caregiver for the last five years. We would like to express our gratitude to Diana Asencio, Maria Lopez, and Deborah Weiler for the loving care they extended to our mother during her final days. We would also like to thank Hospice for their help. A viewing will be held at Welch-Ryce-Haider Mortuary on Sola Street on October 26, 2016 at 6:00 p.m., followed by a rosary at 7:00 p.m. Funeral services will be held at San Roque Catholic Church on October 27, 2016 at 10:00 a.m. with burial at Calvary Cemetery. A reception celebrating Betty's life will immediately follow at Rockwood Women's Club. In lieu of flowers, please make a donation to your favorite charity.
o_Davis102316 DAVIS, Hugh Philip •Hugh P. Davis passed away peacefully on October 8, 2016 after a well fought battle with cancer and heart disease. He is remembered by friends, family and colleagues as a committed Christian and known for his indisputable integrity, humor, mentorship and community involvement. •Hugh was born on the south side of Chicago in 1938. He attended St. Ailbe School elementary school where he made many life-long friends. He attended high school at Mount Carmel, an all-boys Catholic College Prep school and graduated from George Williams College. •In 1967, immediately after his wedding to his "perfect match" Dianne, they packed up and put their belongings in a new 1967 Ford Mustang and moved to California. Hugh's love of the YMCA started shortly after when he was hired as the Physical Director at the Santa Monica YMCA. The family moved to Santa Barbara in 1975 and Hugh was honored to lead the Santa Barbara YMCA for 15 wonderful years before serving as President and CEO for the Tacoma, Pierce County YMCA and the YMCA of Greater Whitter until he retired in 1999. Returning home to Santa Barbara after retirement, Hugh went to work for the Santa Barbara Rescue Mission on a part-time basis then continued to volunteer and serve this important organization until a few days before his death. He served on the Board of Directors of Habitat for Humanity of Southern Santa Barbara for 9 years serving as board president for two terms. A man of strong faith, Hugh helped organize the annual Community Prayer Breakfast and will always be remembered for his tireless work on the YMCA Good Friday Breakfast which he started in 1978 with just 35 people in attendance. Today, the breakfast brings over 500 people together in fellow ship. Hugh was a loving husband, father, brother, grandfather, uncle and friend with a passion for cars, storytelling, Maui, the beach and his dogs. Many considered him a mentor and some say that he changed their life. He will be profoundly missed by all who knew him. He is survived by Dianne, his devoted wife of 49 years, his son Erik Hugh Davis and his wife Angelique of Santa Barbara, his daughter Heather Povinelli and her husband Mark of Pasadena and his two grandchildren: Keaton and Piper. He is also survived by his brother Bill Davis and his wife Edie of San Diego as well as many sisters and brothers-in-law, nieces, nephews and friends across the country. A celebration of Hugh's life will be held on Saturday, October 29 at 11am at Calvary Chapel Church, 1 N Calle Cesar Chavez, Santa Barbara, CA 93103. In lieu of flowers, the family asks that donations in Hugh's memory be made to the Santa Barbara YMCA, 36 Hitchcock Way, Santa Barbara, CA 93105 or the Santa Barbara Rescue Mission, 535 E Yanonali St, Santa Barbara, CA 93103.
o_Hay102616 HAY, Frances M. Feb. 26, 1927-Oct. 18, 2016 •Loving Wife, Mother, Grandmother, Sister, Friend Past away peaceful & joined her husband Jim (2003) in eternal rest. •Born in Cupar, Sask., Canada. She worked as a bookkeeper for a construction company before marrying James Lloyd Hay on July 30, 1954. Raised 3 children & had 4 grandkids, Janice (Jacques) (Shawn & Kristina) Hugard, Deborah (Scott) (Josh & Justin) Smith•& Donald Hay. She was the 2nd to last surviving sibling of•9 children. •She is survived by her•younger sister Geraldine. Her smile, laughter, humor, friendship & her love of all of us will be greatly missed. Services•will be on Friday October 28, at 11am at•Holy Cross Church.•There will also be a Celebration of her Life Saturday, Oct. 29 from noon to 5p at her house.

In Memoriam

o_Chase2102616x JANICE COTA CHASE Hi Ma, Its been a sad year without my best friend. The community has truly lost one of its finest. Everyone misses that big smile of yours. •••••• •••••••••••••••••Love,••• ••••••••••••••••••••••••Katrina