Carol Cavanaugh, 89, of Chelmsford.

1930 - 2019

No Vistitation Date Scheduled


July 14, 2019
11:00 AM
Dolan Funeral Home 106 Middlesex St. N.Chelmsford, MA 01863

Carol Cavanaugh, 89, of Chelmsford, MA died suddenly Saturday, June 15th 2019 at Lowell General Hospital surrounded by her loving family.

She was married to the late Thomas Cavanaugh, who died on May 20th 1986.

Born in New York City, she was the daughter of the late Martin and Irene Berkowitz.

Carol graduated from the New York City public school system, and later went on to earn her Associate degree in nursing from Monroe Community College.

She retired from Middlesex County at the age of 84 as the nurse at Billerica House of Correction.

She was a communicant of St. Mary’s Church of the Chelmsford Catholic Collaborative in Chelmsford, MA.

Carol loved to travel especially throughout Europe, the Caribbean, and Mexico.

She is survived by her Son and his spouse Thomas and Suzanne Cavanaugh of Canandaigua, NY, her Son-in-law Emad Hanna of Lake Hiawatha, her daughters and their spouses Susan and Dennis George of West Palm Beach, FL, Jayne and Douglas Ripley of Chelmsford, MA, her sister Marilyn Horner of Holiday, FL, her seven grandchildren Shanna Cavanaugh, Brenna Cavanaugh, Christian Hanna, Katie Tabeta, Mathew George, Thomas Ripley, James Ripley, and her great-grandson Leo Tabeta.

She was the Mother of the late Barbara Hanna of Hiawatha, NJ who died November of 2011.

Her Memorial Service will be Sunday, July 14th at 11AM at Dolan Funeral Home, 106 Middlesex St. N.Chelmsford, Ma 01863. Memorials may be made to the American Cancer Society, 30 Speen St. Framingham MA 01701 or at, Her Online guestbook is available at



3 Condolences for Carol Cavanaugh, 89, of Chelmsford.

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    Patty todd


    So sorry and will miss this wonderful being. Thru the years she always kept me in check and made me laugh. I will miss and always love you carlo

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    Donald & Phyllis Elias


    Please accept our sincere condolence. She was a fun person and lived life to the fullest.

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    Jean Towsley & Bob Craig


    Oh Carol – We miss you more than you can imagine! Thank you so much for introducing us and for being our forever friend!

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