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Carol A. Dorrance
  • In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to The Fatima Shrine 101 Summer St Holliston MA 01746.

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“Dear Audrey and all of the family of Carol. My sister Sandy just told me of Carol's passing. She was an inspiration to me as a young girl. I...Read More »
1 of 14 | Posted by: Judith (Allen) Parsons - Plymouth, MA

“Dear Audrey, ”
2 of 14 | Posted by: Beverly Bailey - Attleborox, MA

“I am just learning of Carol's passing and I'm disheartened by the news. Carol was a sweat lady, and a lady she was. Thoughtful, giving, funny,...Read More »
3 of 14 | Posted by: Janet Healy - Revere, MA

“I was so disheartened to learn, when calling to wish her a Happy Easter, that Carol had passed away some time earlier--only a few days after we'd...Read More »
4 of 14 | Posted by: Lynn O'Shaughnessy - Tucson, AZ

“We send our deepest sympathy on Carol's passing. She was a wonderful, charming, and loving person. My family and I have many fond memories of her...Read More »
5 of 14 | Posted by: Maura Iversen - newton, MA

“Coworker. Confidant. Friend. Carol Dorrance was a force of energy and love that if you were lucky enough to know her; you were truly blessed. I will...Read More »
6 of 14 | Posted by: Lara Henderson - Newburyport, MA

“We are so sorry we cannot be at the service to celebrate Carol's life. Carol was a smart, sassy lady who showed everyone that the best way to live...Read More »
7 of 14 | Posted by: Karen Smith - Natick - Friend

“Carol was my dearest friend for over 44 years. To say she will be missed is such an understatement. Special people like her don't often come along...Read More »
8 of 14 | Posted by: Mary Poisson - Grafton, NH

“I am so terribly sorry to hear of Carol's passing. I was her neighbor for quite a few years in Natick before she moved, and she was like an Aunt to...Read More »
9 of 14 | Posted by: Dyan Lally - Natick, MA - Friend

“My deepest sympathies. May the "God of all comfort," help to ease the pain of your grief during this time.(1 Cor 1:3,4,,, ”
10 of 14 | Posted by: A friend

“I met Carol through my sister, Mary Poisson, way back in 1985 when she came over to Scotland for our parents 40th Anniversary. She was truly a...Read More »
11 of 14 | Posted by: Carol Mitchell - Friend

“I met Carol when I worked at NRC (Norton) in the 6o's & remember her as such a beautiful person in every way. She was always so quick to laugh & her...Read More »
12 of 14 | Posted by: Rena (Shapiro) Green - FL

Carol and I at dinner in September. “Dear Audrey and all those nieces,nephews, grandnieces and grandnephews that she loved so very much.... Always with a smiling face. I shall miss my...Read More »
13 of 14 | Posted by: Anna(Ann) Signore Muench - VA

“I had the honor of working with Carol in the late 1960's at BBDO Advertising Agency in Boston. We remained friends until the end. Carol set a...Read More »
14 of 14 | Posted by: Jack Cantwell - Lebanon, PA

Carol A. Dorrance of Natick formerly of Newton Highlands died on Feb 22, 2018. She was 80.
Carol was born in Boston and graduated from the Chandler School for Women. She worked as an administrative assistant for K&E/Bozell and Arnold Advertising and BBDO Advertising. She was a member of the Advertising Club of Greater Boston and the Women's City Club. Carol was a longtime active member of Sacred Heart parish in Newton Centre and was past president of the Guild of St Francis. She had also operated a florist shop "Stem's by Carol"
Carol was the daughter of the late Thomas and Evelyn (Danico) Dorrance, and is survived by her sister Audrey Larson and several nieces, nephews, grandnieces and grandnephews.
Relatives and friends are invited to attend a Mass of Christian Burial to celebrate Carol's life on Mon Mar 5 at 12 Noon in Sacred Heart Church, Newton Centre. Visitation will be held at the church prior to the Mass beginning at 11:15 AM. Interment Newton Cemetery.
In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to The Fatima Shrine 101 Summer St Holliston MA 01746.

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