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Laurie (Carr) McBroom

September 28, 1943 ~ February 5, 2021 (age 77)

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Laurie Carr McBroom, 77, died February 5th, 2021 at her home in Lake Park, NC, with her loving husband, Terry, by her side.  Laurie was born in Akron, Ohio on Sept 28th, 1943 and graduated from Akron’s Garfield High School in 1961. Laurie had worked at Kent State University and later sold real estate in Kent, Ohio. Upon relocating to Charlotte, NC in the mid 90's, she worked
for SPEED CHANNEL as Administrative Assistant to the President. She later worked at several banks in Charlotte and finished her career at Wells Fargo, when she retired in 2008 from serving as Administrative Assistant to the director of Mergers & Acquisitions. Laurie was an avid seamstress and sewed many of her own clothes. She loved to garden and had received training as a Master Gardener. She was a member of St Ann Catholic Church in Charlotte, NC. and she truly loved her God and her church.   

Laurie was preceded in death by her parents Leslie and Ethel (Kapper) Carr, brother Leslie Carr, sisters Winnie Carr and Marjorie Carr and step-daughter Shelby Farkas.  She is survived by her husband of 43 years, Terry, son Kevin (Kristie) Sturm, Charlotte, NC, daughter Erin (Blaine) Kummet, Lawrenceville, GA; grandchildren Noah, Sydney and Samson Sturm, Sophia Hammond, Ellyn Mazzola, Audrey and Brody Farkas, and many loving nieces and nephews and great-nieces and great-nephews. 

Mass of Christian Burial will be held on Monday, February 15th at 11:00 AM, at St. Ann Catholic Church, 3635 Park Rd, Charlotte NC 28209, with Fr. Reid officiating.  Memorials may be made to St. Ann Catholic Church.  Carolina Funeral Services & Creation Center is entrusted with the arrangements (

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Memorial Mass
February 15, 2021

11:00 AM
St. Ann Catholic Church (Charlotte NC)


St. Ann Catholic Church
3635 Park Rd, Charlotte NC 28209
Tel: 1-704-523-4641