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“Years and years of laughter and serving roast beef dinners will always be a part of our memory of you and Carol...such fun we had at Christ Church as...Read More »
1 of 15 | Posted by: Peter and Sally Lobo - MA

“I want to be a "chow boy", Can we stay over? These were just some of the best memories I have of being with my Aunt Carol. One of the most caring...Read More »
2 of 15 | Posted by: Lynn & Wayne Greenwood - Waltham, MA

“Dear Bob I was so sorry to hear of your loss. I missed you both at the church. You are in my prayers and thoughts.Janet ”
3 of 15 | Posted by: Janet Corliss - waltham, MA

“Dear Best Friend, Teacher and Aunt,Words will never be enough to fully explain the impact that you made on my life by mere happenstance, a chance...Read More »
4 of 15 | Posted by: Ann Doherty Holland - Ashland, MA

“Dear A.C., I have been struggling for days trying to gather my thoughts. I feel like I have lost my mom all over again. For many years you have been...Read More »
5 of 15 | Posted by: Elizabeth Chadwell - Tewksbury, MA

Photo of My husband (Bill) and me - taken a week before he passed away with lung cancer. “I will always remember Carol for her 'laughter' and great sense of humor. Will never forget all the good times we shared in Cambridge - her...Read More »
6 of 15 | Posted by: Ethel LeFave (McQueeney) - MA

“Carol was an important part of my life as a child and young woman. She gave me wonderful memories and made herself there if I needed to talk about...Read More »
7 of 15 | Posted by: Patty Sullivan - Coventry, RI

“I was sorry to hear of Carol's death.prayers for everyone.Fond memories of the church suppers and rummage sales. ”
8 of 15 | Posted by: Louise Wilkes - Waltham, MA

“Bob our prayers and thoughts are with you - many fond and good memories of Carol (and you) at Christ Church. And Carol had a very special and caring...Read More »
9 of 15 | Posted by: chuck and rebecca mccullough - MA

“When I was a kid, it always felt unique being around her during the ...Read More »
10 of 15 | Posted by: David Gott - Jacksonville, FL

“You are in my thoughts and prayers! Aunt CarolYour wings were readyBut our hearts were not Love You ”
11 of 15 | Posted by: Cathy Marino-Edwards - Seaside, CA

“My heart is broken I am going to miss you .another angel looking over me .love you Aunt Carol your at Peace now xoxo ”
12 of 15 | Posted by: Jennifer Chadwell - Plymouth, MA

“So sorry for your loss ”
13 of 15 | Posted by: Joan Aucoin - Taunton, MA

“To the love of my life I will always love you i look forward to when we willbe together again for eternity. LOVE YOU LOVE YOU LOVE YOU ”
14 of 15 | Posted by: Robert Campbell - Ashland, MA

“Christmas, family functions will never be the same. We love you and will miss you terribly. ”
15 of 15 | Posted by: Gail Frieburger - Clinton, MA


Mrs. Carol A. (Greenwood) Campbell, of Weston, formerly of Waltham, died Wednesday, June 14, 2017 at the Miriam Boyd Parlin Hospice Residence in Wayland. She was 75.

Carol was born in Boston on June 19, 1941, a daughter of the late Lester and Anna (Cochran) Greenwood. She was raised in Cambridge where she graduated from Cambridge Latin High School in 1959.

After high school she took a job at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology in Cambridge where she worked until her retirement as the administrative aide in the Health Sciences and Technology Department. Her long tenure at MIT earned her many lifelong friends and was a place where she became the problem solving 'go-to' person for students, professors and administrators.

In December, 1963 she married Robert J. Campbell in Christ Church, Waltham and the pair made Waltham their lifelong home before a move to Weston two years ago. Carol was long active at the church where she served in various capacities.

For more than twenty years Carol and Bob were resident caretakers at the Hovey House in Waltham where they also made many lifelong friends and where Carol took a loving interest in the lives of the residents.

To her family she was the consummate hostess who could organize a dinner party for two or for twenty at a moment's notice . . . holidays were her specialty.

In addition to her husband of fifty-three years, Bob, she leaves her brother, Lewis Greenwood and his wife, Patricia, of Brockton and many nieces, nephews and their families.

Carol was also the sister of the late Joanne Chadwell.

Family and friends will honor and remember Carol's life by gathering for a graveside service in Linwood Cemetery, 190 State Road Bypass (Rte. 20), Weston on Tuesday, June 20th at 11 a.m.

Memorial donations may be made to the American Cancer Society, 30 Speen Street, Framingham, MA 01701 or to Care Dimensions, 75 Sylvan Street, Suite B-102, Danvers, MA 01923.