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Dorothy B. Carlson, 108

Northborough – Dorothy B. (Corey) Carlson, 108, died Monday, June 16, 2008 at Beaumont Skilled Nursing and Rehabilitation Center in Westborough. She was predeceased by her husband, Walter Carlson, who died in 1996.

She leaves her son, Thomas Carlson; her daughter, Constance Metcalf; her grandchildren, Debra, Laurie, Stephanie, Andrew, Abigail and John; her great-grandchildren, Joeann, Astrid, Oscar, Axel, Theodore, Ryan, Eric and Erik; her greatgreat grandchildren, Alexandria, Jesse, Elizabeth and Thomas; and nieces and nephews.

Born in Worcester and raised in Northborough, she was the daughter of Edwin and Delia (Brigham) Corey. She graduated from Northborough High School in 1917 and attended Boston University, graduating with a bachelor's degree in Secretarial Science in 1922.

Mrs. Carlson taught shorthand at Boston University and in New York for several years. She was life member of Alpha Gamma Delta, a member of the Northborough Grange for 50 years, the Northborough Historical Society, Worcester County Extension Service and Trinity Church. She enjoyed gardening, baking, and local and family history.

A private graveside burial was held June 21 at Howard Street Cemetery in Northborough. Hays Funeral Home of Northborough assisted the family with arrangements.

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