Ms. Patricia J. (Beaton) Carter

  • Born: May 2, 1953
  • Died: February 12, 2019
  • Location: North Reading, Massachusetts

Barile Funeral Home

482 Main Street
Stoneham, MA 02180

Tel. 781.438.2280

Tribute & Message From The Family

Patrica J.(Beaton) Carter of North Reading, MA formerly of Stoneham and Saugus MA passed away peacefully on February 12, 2019. She was the beloved mother of Jason A. Masellas and Stephanie J. Jackson and her husband Kevin. Patti was a loving grandmother to Olive, Grace and Sean Jackson; cherished daughter of Phyllis (Egan) Beaton and stepdaughter to Mike Allen; siblings Carren Webber and her husband Scott, Arleen Carbone and her husband Joe, Gus Beaton and his wife Kim, Glen Beaton and her late brothers Paul and Phillip Beaton. She is also survived by many nieces and nephews.

Patti graduated from Stoneham High School and worked for several years as a waitress at Anthony's Hawthorne in Lynn, and the Continental Restaurant in Saugus. As her children got older Patti embarked on a career with East Coast Seafood which led to her many years of employment as Air Export Manager for FedEx Trade Networks in East Boston where she enjoyed a close bond with her coworkers. During that time she met her fiance and soul mate, Walter Alvarez who predeceased her. Patti loved to cook and was often inspired by the Barefoot Contessa and other celebrity chefs. Her family and friends always looked forward to her delicious meals on holidays and special events. She also loved to travel and took many trips to Europe and Mexico.

Calling hours will be held Friday, February 22, from 4-8pm at Barile Family Funeral Home, 482 Main Street, Stoneham, MA. There will be a funeral Mass Saturday February 23 at St. Patrick Church, 71 Central Street Stoneham at 10:00 am. Interment will follow at St. Patrick's Cemetery, 120 Elm Street, Stoneham.

As an expression of sympathy, a donation in memory of Patricia Carter can be made to the foundation of Mass. Eye and Ear to support Dr. Derrick Lin Head and Neck Cancer Research. Please make funds payable to Foundation of Mass. Eye and Ear and mail to Mass Eye and Ear Development Office, 243 Charles Street, Boston MA 02114. Gifts can also be made online at or by calling 617-573-4312.