Carolyn J. Kozak (Spence) passed away peacefully in her home on June 19, 2017 in Middleboro, MA due to complications from cancer. She was 63. Carolyn was born on March 31, 1954 in Fall River, MA to her parents, Dot and Bill Spence. She graduated from Bridgewater State University in 1976 with a degree in Elementary Education. She married Ken Kozak in 1976. They moved to West Hartford, CT, and later to South Windsor, CT where Ken worked as an accountant and Carolyn co-owned a nursery school for more than twenty years. Upon retirement, she enjoyed her position as a sales associate at Williams-Sonoma. They recently moved to Middleboro, MA. Carolyn is survived by her husband, Ken of Middleboro, MA, her daughter, Elizabeth of Portland, ME, her son, David of Westerly, RI, and her sister Doro and her family of Stratham, NH. She is preceded in death by her parents. She will be remembered for her love of cooking, group exercise classes, UConn Womens Basketball, and the Boston Red Sox. The family would like to give thanks to the exceptional staff of Cranberry Hospice for the compassionate care provided. It was Carolyns wish that services and cremation be private and a scattering of ashes occur later in the summer. The family is grateful for the condolences, but in lieu of flowers, donations in Carolyns memory may be made to Cranberry Hospice, Philanthropy Office, 275 Sandwich Street, Plymouth, MA 02360.
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Published by The Herald News on Jul. 1, 2017.