Carolyn M. Chouinard, 81, of Westborough


Carolyn M. ChouinardWestborough – Carolyn M. Chouinard, 81, of Westborough, passed away peacefully July 28, 2019 at home.

Born in Worcester, she was the daughter of the late William E. F. Thurber Sr and Bertha (Richards) Thurber. She was educated in Westborough schools and was a graduate of Westborough High School.

Carolyn was employed as a pharmacy technician at Westborough State Hospital prior to her retirement. Many know her from her years at Julio’s Supermarket.

A life-long resident of Westborough, she was a member of St. Stephen’s Episcopal Church. She loved animals, especially her cat, loved being around people, and loved her family.

Carolyn is survived by three children, Sharon L. Chouinard of Haverhill, Sandra J. Knott of Ashland, and Kenneth W. Chouinard Jr. and his wife, Kay Wojnarowski, of Norton; three brothers, Donald Thurber and his wife, Joan, of Northborough, Kenneth Thurber and his wife, Sharyn, of Ocala, Fla., and Gerald Thurber and his wife, Lynne, of Worcester; one sister, Joyce Hackett of Clinton; and many nieces and nephews. She was predeceased by a brother, William E. F. Thurber Jr.

Her funeral service will be held Saturday, Aug. 3, at 10 a.m., in St. Stephen’s Episcopal Church, 3 John St., Westborough. Burial will follow in Pine Grove Cemetery. Calling hours at the Pickering and Son Westborough Funeral Home are Friday, Aug. 2, from 4-7 p.m.

Flowers or donations in lieu of flowers may be made to the St. Stephen’s Memorial Fund.