Carol Ann (Smith) Housman

Born: Sun., May 4, 1947
Died: Mon., Aug. 7, 2017


10:00 AM to 12:00 PM, Sat., Aug. 12, 2017
Location: Silas F. Richardson & Son, Inc.

Graveside Service

1:00 PM Mon., Aug. 14, 2017
Location: Lambert Cove Cemetery

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LEOMINSTER----Carol Ann Housman, 70, of Leominster, passed away Monday, August 7, 2017, at her home after a battle with cancer.

Born May 4, 1947, in Rahway, NJ, she was the daughter of Norman and Eleanor (Post) Smith. She graduated from Rahway High School and attended Temple University in PA where she graduated with a BA in History. She retired as the County Manager of Dukes County on Martha’s Vineyard.

Carol loved gardening, reading books, picking flowers, sailing, exercising, and playing mah jong with her friends. Her favorite activity was spending time with her grandchildren, who called her “Seebo."

She leaves her husband of 5 years, Stanley Housman, who was her high school sweetheart - they reconnected at a high school reunion in 2006. She also leaves her children Hali Black and her husband Josh of Millbury, MA, and Daniel Borer and his wife Melissa of Adams, MA, as well as her four grandchildren Jake, Matthew, and Sydney Black, and Hanna Borer. In addition, she is survived by her mother Eleanor Smith of Salida, CO, her sister Bonnie Perkalis and husband Mike, of Vineyard Haven, MA, her sister June Ding and husband Rich of Easton, PA, and her brother Allan Smith and wife Lynola of Salida, CO.

Calling hours will be held on Saturday, August 12 from 10-12 at the Silas F. Richardson & Son Funeral Home, 106 West Street, Leominster, MA, followed by a burial on Monday August 14 at 1pm at the Lambert’s Cove Cemetery on Martha’s Vineyard.

Charitable donations may be made in Carol's memory to the following organization:

National Kidney Foundation
85 Astor Ave., Suite 2, Norwood, MA. 02062
Tel: 781 278 0222

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