A longtime resident of Malden, MA, passed away on July 12, 2023. She was 84 years old.
Carole loved trips to York Beach, Maine, and Coco Beach each year. She enjoyed crocheting blankets, coasters, and placemats. Carole grew up in Malden and was a part of the MHS class of 1956. She cherished her grandkid’s hockey games, dance recitals, and bowling tournaments.
Carole was the significant other of John Browne of Malden for 20 years. She was the loving mother of Karen Janeiro and her husband Joseph of Melrose, Raymond Zimmerman, and significant other Donna Wade of Malden, the late Ronald Zimmerman, Deborah Marchant, and significant other Eric Sophr of Haverhill. Carole was the sister of the late Robert Johnston. She was also the cherished grandmother of Robert, Jennifer, Joseph III, Jarrett, Marissa, Vanessa, Christina, Nathanial, Veronica, and Schayne as well as 9 great-grandchildren.
The funeral will be held from the A.J. Spadafora Funeral Home, 865 Main St. Malden on Friday, July 21st at 9:00 am followed by a Mass of Christian Burial at Sacred Hearts Church, 297 Main St. Malden at 10:00 am. Visiting hours were held at the funeral home on Thursday, July 20th. Relatives and friends are respectfully invited to attend. The interment will be at Lakeside Cemetery, Wakefield. People may make their donations to the charity of their choice.