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Carole J. Sears

Obituary for Carole J. Sears

July 25, 1936 - June 29, 2019
Gloucester, Massachusetts | Age 82


Gloucester - Carole Sears (Sutherland), of Gloucester, died peacefully at Seacoast Nursing and Rehabilitation Center on June 29, 2019, with her loving daughter and caretaker, Kathy, at her side.

Carole was born to (the late) Alphonse Joseph Sutherland and (the late) Mildred Adeline (Perry) Sutherland on July 25, 1936, in Gloucester, Massachusetts. She attended Gloucester High School, lived and worked in New Hampshire for many years before returning to her beloved Gloucester and her large extended family, including her best friend and sister, Mary Johnson. She enjoyed creating beauty in her garden and mischievously spoiling her dog and great-grandchildren with forbidden treats. She is survived by her three children, Raymond and his wife Christina, of Florida; her daughter and caregiver, Kathy Puchniak, and Carolyn "Emma" and her husband, Gregg Swanzey of New York; by one brother, Vincent Sutherland; two sisters, Mary Jane Johnson and Ellen Swanson; six grandchildren, Sara Jayne Orlando, Ashley Moore, Alyssa and Emily Swanzey, Alexander and Kristyn Puchniak; and six great-grandchildren; as well as many nieces and nephews. Siblings Raymond, Gertrude, Thomas, Jerome, and John predeceased her.

A funeral service with be held on Thursday, July 11, 2019, at the Campbell Funeral Home, 61 Middle St., Gloucester, at 10 a.m. Relatives and friends are invited to attend.

In lieu of flowers, please consider a donation to a charity of your choice.

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61 Middle Street
Gloucester, MA 01930
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