Carla Kathleen Mai Linster unexpectedly passed away at Novant Presbyterian Hospital on 5/17/18 at the age of 53. Carla is survived by her loving husband of 29 years, John.
They were married on Pakala Beach, Makaweli, Kauai, Hawaii on April 1, 1998. She is also survived by her children,Aiden and Ian Linster and she is lovingly remembered by her father, Douglas Mai
of Vacaville, CA, her brother Jeffrey, her nieces Heather, Kirsten, and Karly, and her nephews Ryan and Keenan. Carla’s mother, Donna passed away in 2017. Carla was born in Lodi, California in
1964. She graduated from Vacaville High School in 1982 and excelled on the school diving team. Carla loved the ocean and enjoyed learning and becoming a certified PADI Open Water Diver at Dive and Surf in Redondo Beach, California. She also enjoyed raising her many beloved pets and rescue animals; Boo-Boo, Skippy, Buddy, Roxy, and Laika. More recently she had been an enthusiastic and accomplished
photographer, leaving us with many cherished memories. Memorial gathering and spreading of ashes will take place in California and be announced at a later date. In lieu of flowers, memorial
donations may be made to Tri-County Animal Rescue at http://www.tcar.us/donationsvolunteering.html or the shelter of your choice.
Jeffrey S. Painter Funeral Director Licensee of Mount Holly is serving the Linster family. www.jeffreyspainterfdl.com 704-827-5020