In Memoriam

Marlyn Mollie Meehan Carinder

NORFOLK -- Retired Navy Chief Petty Officer George Elliott Carinder, a sonar technician, 80, died in his home on Saturday, Feb. 10, 2001.

He was born in Eldorado, Kan. Mr. Carinder retired from the U.S. Navy with 20 years of service and during World War II he served in the submarine service in the Pacific and was awarded the Silver Star. He also retired from civil service. He was a longtime member of the Eagle Haven Golf Club Association; former member of the Flyer's Golf Association; former assistant Scout master; a member of the Fleet Reserve Association; and volunteered for over 15 years in the upholstery shop at the Madison Career Center.

He is survived by his wife of 56 years, Mollie Meehan Carinder; a daughter, Jane Ellen Casimir and husband, George; sons, Brian George Carinder and Jude Elliott Carinder and wife, Cathy; and was blessed with five grandchildren.

A Christian wake service was held. Father Jay Wagner officiated. A graveside service was held on Feb. 21, 2001, in Arlington National Cemetery.


NORFOLK - Mollie Meehan Carinder, 87, died Feb. 28, 2011. She was the widow of Chief Sonar Technician (SS) George Elliot Carinder. She was born in Brooklyn, N.Y. Mollie was a licensed practical nurse and retired from Leigh Memorial Hospital. She was a former Brownie and Girl Scout leader. She was a member of the Republican's Woman's Club and Altrusa International. Mollie was a member of the Retire Senior Volunteer Program and a member of the Altar Guild at the Chapel on the Naval Base for 12 years.

She is survived by her daughter, Jane Casimir and her husband George; sons, Brian and Jude and his wife Cathy; five grandchildren and numerous great-grandchildren. There will be a memorial service at Hollomon-Brown Funeral Home, Tidewater Drive, March 5 at 11 a.m. with Chaplain Jim Fedor officiating. Her remains will be buried in Arlington National Cemetery at a later date. Condolences may be offered to the family at

 Published in The Virginian Pilot on March 3, 2011.

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