Carolyn M. Fowler

Carolyn M. Fowler
of Groton

GROTON -- Carolyn M. Fowler, 96, of Groton, MA, died Wed., March 5, 2014, at the Sunny Acres Nursing Home in Chelmsford, MA.

She was married to the late John S. Fowler who died May 12, 1992.

Born in Danielson, CT, Carolyn was the oldest of five daughters of the late Carroll and Leah Allen. She was a graduate of Lowell State Teachers College with the Class of 1937.

She worked as an Elementary School Teacher at the Talbot Elementary School in Billerica for over 18 years before retiring in 1981. Up until four years ago, she lived in Groton, MA, and wintered in Ft. Myers, FL, where she enjoyed tennis and golf. She summered on Lake Massapoag in Dunstable, MA.

She was a former member of St. Joseph Church in Pepperell and sang in the church's choir. She was a member of Sweet Adeline's Singing Choral Group. Carolyn was also involved in Learning In Retirement Association at UMass Lowell, where she occasionally taught classes. She traveled extensively, and was an avid bridge player. Carolyn enjoyed sports including basketball and field hockey in high school and college, and watching New England Patriots' games. She will be greatly missed by her family.

She is survived by a son and daughter-in-law, Allen and Joyce (Frankauski) Fowler of Londonderry, NH; three daughters and three sons-in-law, Nancy and Robert DiMeo of Dunstable, MA, Jean and Jock Conroy of Dracut, MA, and Carolyn and Chuck Barney of Groton, MA; a sister, Frances Dunn of Hampton Falls, NH; 11 grandchildren; 22 great grandchildren, one great-great-grandchild; and many nieces and nephews.

She was the sister of the late Natalie Lavoie, the late Joan Markee, and the late Norma Quinn.

FOWLER -- Carolyn M. Fowler, 96, of Groton, MA, died March 5, 2014. Visiting hours will be Fri. 3 to 7 PM. Funeral Sat. at 8:30 AM from the DOLAN FUNERAL HOME, 106 MIDDLESEX ST., CHELMSFORD, with a funeral Mass at 9:30 AM at St. Margaret Church in Lowell, MA. Burial will be in St. Mary Cemetery, Tewksbury, MA. Memorials may be made in her memory to the , 480 Pleasant St. Watertown, MA 02472. ARRANGEMENTS BY DOLAN FUNERAL HOME, 978-251-4041. Guestbook at

Funeral Home

Dolan Funeral Home
106 Middlesex Street North Chelmsford, MA 01863
(978) 251-4041

Published in Lowell Sun on Mar. 6, 2014