Carolyn Cotter
Carolyn E. Cotter

Berlin -

Carolyn E. Cotter, a lifelong resident of Berlin, passed away peacefully at the Harrington Healthcare at Hubbard Hospital on December 28, 2020, after a period of declining health. Carolyn recently celebrated her 78th birthday on December 3rd.

Carolyn served on the board of selectmen in Berlin and for many years operated as an independent real estate broker in town. She was proud of her town and was honored to have been named Queen of Berlin. She enjoyed keeping up her home and caring for her animals; most especially her Pekinese dogs, Heidi and Honeychew. Above all, Carolyn loved being a mom and spending time with her children.

Among those who survive Carolyn are her son, William M. McCulley, Jr and his wife Kelly of Worcester; a grandson, William M. McCulley III of Taunton; and two granddaughters, Britany Priest of Clinton and Stephanie Priest of Dudley. Carolyn was preceded in death by her parents and her daughter, Michele Box.

Services at this time are private, for her family. A future time to gather and remember Carolyn will be announced once a date has been decided. Please consider any memorial contributions in Carolyn's name be made to the Adam Bullen Memorial Foundation, 8B Concord Ct. Webster, MA 01570 (

Arrangements have been entrusted to Hays Funeral Home, 56 Main Street, Northborough. To share a story or to leave a condolence for Carolyn's family, please visit

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Published by Worcester Telegram & Gazette from Jan. 2 to Jan. 8, 2021.
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My deepest condolences go out to her beloved family. I had the great honor of taking care of her during my employment at Brookside. Such a wonderful soul. Sending prayers and love.
Jennifer Laporte
January 5, 2021