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Carol V. (Dineen) Varnum

December 9, 1938 ~ February 16, 2020 (age 81)


Carol was a devoted wife to her husband of 55 years, a loving mother to her four children and twelve grandchildren. She put her family first in all she did, treasuring her time with them as she gathered them together for birthday celebrations, holidays and monthly dinners.  As her oldest granddaughter Jessica said best, "She was the glue that held this family together; an absolute angel of a woman".
     She was a woman of strong faith and extremely active in St. Agatha's parish for 45 years, where she taught CCD, served as a Eucharistic minister and served as the co-coordinator of the Decorating Committee.
     She loved being outdoors enjoying her garden or taking walks. Her other hobbies included crafting, flower arranging, decorating and baking. 
     After retiring from State Street Bank as an executive secretary, she enjoyed traveling with her husband, shopping and spending more time with family.  
She put her all into everything she did.  She was a strong, loving, kind, generous and fun woman.  As her husband Ken said, with great love and admiration, "She is the strongest woman I know."  She will be missed by all that had the privilege of knowing her.
Visiting will be held at the Alfred D. Thomas Funeral Home, 326 Granite Ave., Milton, Thursday morning, February 20, 2020 from 9 to 10:30 am.  A Funeral Mass will follow at St. Agatha Church, Milton, Thursday at 11 am. Interment is private. Donations may be made in her memory to the American Lung Association, 1661 Worcester Rd., #301, Framingham, MA 01701. 

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February 20, 2020

9:00 AM to 10:30 AM
Alfred D. Thomas Funeral Home
326 Granite Avenue
Milton, MA 02186

Funeral Mass
February 20, 2020

11:00 AM
Saint Agatha Church (Milton)

Interment will be Private

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