Carrie Marie McMahon, age 52, of Gaithersburg and St. Paul, beloved mother, sister, aunt and friend, passed away unexpectedly on May 3, 2020. She is preceded in death by her parents, John (Jack) and Mary Kay McMahon. She is survived by her two daughters, Hannah and Elena; siblings Mary Sue Bramsen (Chuck) and Mike McMahon (Janel); nieces and nephews Joe, Kristi, Michael, Nick, Britta and Lucas, and many other family and friends, including special friends Scott and Kim. Carrie had many successful careers in communications, and enjoyed freelance writing for a variety of different organizations. She was editor of The Town Courier from 2004 to 2010, and director of the Kentlands Community Foundation from 2010 to 2016. She loved reading, laying on the beach, watching John Hughes’ movies, listening to Prince, and spending time with her family and friends. Mass of Christian Burial to be held at St. Odilia Catholic Church, Shoreview, Minnesota, and a private interment will be at Resurrection Cemetery.