OBITUARY: Mary R. “Bobbie” Carroll, 93

Below is an obituary from Robinson Funeral Home:

WILMINGTON, MA — Mary R. “Bobbie” Carroll, of Wilmington and formerly of Malden, passed away peacefully on Saturday, October 10, 2020. She was 93.

Born on July 12, 1927 in Malden, Bobbie was the youngest of fifteen children of the late Robert and Rhoda (Grover) Carroll. She graduated from Malden High School and received her bachelor and master’s degree from Boston College.

A woman who was ahead of her time, Bobbie worked in Administration at the United States Department of State. She traveled extensively for work as well as pleasure and made numerous lifelong friends around the world. She worked hard to achieve her goals, but was also fiercely loyal to her family.

She was a voracious reader, and one of her favorite places to visit was Bonn, Germany. She dearly loved her family and was always very generous. Bobbie was a longtime member of St. Mary’s Church in Melrose.

Bobbie will be lovingly remembered by her numerous nieces, nephews, and cousins. She is predeceased by her fourteen brothers and sisters.

Relatives & friends will gather in honor of Bobbie’s life for visiting hours at the Robinson Funeral Home, 809 Main St., Melrose on Tuesday, Oct. 13 from 4-7pm and again on Wednesday at 9:30am before leaving in procession to St. Mary’s Church, Herbert St., Melrose for her Funeral Mass celebrated at 10:30am. Masks are required and social distancing will be maintained. Interment in Forest Dale Cemetery, Malden.

Mary R. Bobbie Carroll

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