Elaine Carson Moloney

Elaine Carson Moloney, formerly of Buckley, died Feb. 18, 2015, in Renton, Wash., from a stroke. She was 87.

She was born May 8, 1927, in Alamosa, Colo., to parents Eloisa Valdes and Christopher “Kit” Carson III. She graduated from Mount St. Scholastica College in Atchison, Kan., in 1948 with a bachelor’s degree in chemistry and completed her medical technology training at St. Francis Hospital in Colorado Springs. She worked as a medical technologist for 55 years, including at Franciscan Medical Clinic in Enumclaw.

She is survived by sister Eleanor “Ellie” Labouisse; children Steven Moloney, Duane Moloney, Laurie Moloney and Chad Moloney; and six grandchildren.

She was preceded in death by husband Emmett A. Moloney and brothers Christopher Carson and William Carson.

A rosary was recited Tuesday, Feb. 24, at Cady’s Funeral Home, 8418 S. 222nd St. in Kent, Wash. A funeral Mass is planned for 10 a.m. Wednesday, Feb. 25, at St. Anthony Parish, 314 S. 4th St. in Renton. She will be interred at Tahoma National Cemetery in Kent.

In lieu of flowers, donations are suggested to the American Stroke Association (www.strokeassociation.org) or the American Cancer Society (www.cancer.org).