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“So sorry Chris and family, I KNOW you some wonderful memory, hold onto those and cherish them.XOXO Catherine ”
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“My thoughts and prayers to Chris, Doug and Steven and their families during this very difficult time. I have many fond memories of Aunt Carolyn. She...Read More »
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“Chris, Carl, Tori, Brent and Rick...I know you each have great memories of your Mom and Grandma, and I hope that those will give you some comfort now. ”
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MILLBURY-Carolyn Martha (Danforth) Oliver, 86, of Millbury, died peacefully after a long battle with Alzheimer's Disease. For the past 8 months she had resided at Knollwood Nursing Center and 5 years at Radius Health Care, both in Worcester. Her husband of 58 years, Arthur R. Oliver predeceased her on May 6, 2011.

She leaves three children; Steven A. Oliver and his wife Eileen of Belmont, NH, Christine A. Gemme and her husband Carl of Millbury and Douglas K. Oliver and his wife Jodi of Paxton; three grandchildren, Richard M. and Victoria A. Gemme and Garret N. Oliver; and a sister, Linda Marie Danforth of Millbury. A brother, Arthur Danforth predeceased her.

Carolyn was born in Worcester daughter of Arthur H. and Martha W. (Johnson) Danforth and graduated in 1946 from North High School. She loved to read and could always be found collecting a new story or two, she loved her flower gardens and her many cats and could always be found feeding all of the stray cats in the neighborhood, and her own cats, including Kitten. She made the best potato and egg salad that anyone ever had! Carolyn loved to travel with her husband, Art, and she greatly enjoyed taking long rides and visiting botanical gardens. Family was very important to her and she enjoyed great times with her grandchildren. She will be sorely missed.

Visiting hours will be on Monday, June 27th from 9:00am until 10:00am at LINDQUIST-LUNDIN Funeral Home, 36 Butler St., Worcester. A Funeral Service will begin at 10:00am in the funeral home. Burial will follow at Massachusetts Veterans Cemetery, 111 Glenallen St., Winchendon. In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to the Alzheimer's Association by visiting www.alz.org or to the Worcester Animal Rescue League, 139 Holden Street, Worcester, MA 01606.