Caroline “Carrie” Torrance, age 55, of Plymouth, died Wednesday, January 30, 2019 surrounded by family and friends at her lifelong home, following a courageous battle with cancer. She was the loving daughter of Helen Torrance and the late David V. Torrance of Plymouth. Born and raised in Plymouth MA, Carrie was a graduate of Plymouth-Carver High School, class of 1981, and graduated with a Bachelors Degree in Fine Arts at the Swain School of Design. Carrie was a very talented artist and created many forms of art, both for a living and for leisure. Carrie was involved with the AIDS Action Committee, designing birthday cards for survivors of HIV at the height of the Aids epidemic. Carrie had been working recently on creating personalized pet portraits for family and friends, and up until recently worked for Whole Foods in Newton and Weymouth, Ma locations. Carrie enjoyed camping and kayaking with Glendon and spending time in Maine with Kiera and spent thousands of hours creating beautiful works of art, large and small, including interior design and creating small, intricate pieces and decorating wooden chairs, which can be seen all over her family home. Carrie cherished the time spent with her nieces Sarah and Mylee, who were the joy of her life. She enjoyed family time spent with her brother David and her late sister Cindy during summer holidays and weekends in Plymouth and on the Cape. The Fourth of July was alway a big family gathering which Carrie loved to attend, spending quality time with her family and close friends.
Carrie was predeceased by her father David V. Torrance and Sister Cindy and brother-in-law John Youngman and is survived by her mother Helen Torrance of Plymouth and brother David Torrance and his husband Bruce Twyon of Hopkinton, NH, two loving nieces, Sarah Youngman and her boyfriend Josh Miller of Carver, Mylee Solari and her husband Edmund “Rocky” of Plymouth, and soul mate Glendon, and her daughter Kiera Barnes, who called her “Auntie” of Blue Hill, Maine.
She is also survived by many close friends including her best friends, Kris and Karen, and many other family members.
Visitation and Funeral services will be held at the Davis Funeral Life Celebration Home, 373 Court Street, Plymouth, MA. Monday February 4th from 11:00-1:00 with the service immediately following at 1:00PM. Interment will be private. In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made to Cranberry Hospice 36 Cordage Park Circle, Plymouth, Ma 02360.