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Carol A (Sullivan) Durfer

April 10, 2021


Carol A. Durfer (Sullivan), age 78, beloved wife for 58 years of Edwin R. Durfer Sr. of Milton passed away April 10th at Hancock Park in Quincy.  Born in Boston, she was raised in Milton and graduated from Milton High School (1959) and attended UMass-Amherst.  She worked in the Milton Hospital Laboratory for 34 years before retiring. Carol was past President of the Milton Junior Women’s Club and wintered in Fort Myers where she enjoyed shopping, socializing, and playing golf. She loved adventure and to travel. She loved her family and close friends fiercely.

Mother of Edwin R. Durfer Jr. and his wife Maureen of Milton, Karen E. DeFrancesco and her husband Frank of Quincy, and the late James E. Durfer. Mother-in-law of Anita Durfer of Northampton. Grandmother of Lauren, James, McKenzie, and Madison Durfer. Visiting hours on Thursday from 4-7 pm at the Alfred D. Thomas Funeral Home, 326 Granite Ave, Milton. Mass on Friday at 10am at St. Mary of the Hills Church, Milton. Private burial at Milton Cemetery.  In lieu of flowers, donations may be made in Carol’s memory to Donate to The ALS Association Massachusetts Chapter  or BID Milton - Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center ( .  

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 Service Program


April 15, 2021

4:00 PM to 7:00 PM
Alfred D. Thomas Funeral Home
326 Granite Avenue
Milton, MA 02186

Funeral Mass
April 16, 2021

10:00 AM
St Mary of the Hills Church
29 St. Marys Road
Milton, MA 02186

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