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Susan  L. (Carr)  Kaupelis

Susan L. (Carr) Kaupelis
  • September 29, 1957 - September 25, 2019
  • Worceter, Massachusetts

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“I met Susan over 40 years ago working at Stop & Shop. She was a beautiful, kind and caring person....Her smile remains the same and captures the...Read More »
1 of 15 | Posted by: Sharon Carlino - Waltham, MA

“Our time together was cut way too short you will be deeply missed I thank you for making me part of your family either way you accepted mind you had...Read More »
2 of 15 | Posted by: Ron Kerswell - Worcester, MA

“I miss u sue! I cant thank u for how much u have done for me an my family. Love u so much ”
3 of 15 | Posted by: JENNIFER KERSWELL - MA

“So sorry to hear of the loss of Susan. I immediately knew her from that wonderful Smile in the picture. I was friends with Susan in Jr. High and...Read More »
4 of 15 | Posted by: Veronica - Roni Gagnon - MA

“Susan and I were friends when we were teenagers. She dated my brother Ralph Caira Jr. for a while also. My parents always loved her. She was a fun...Read More »
5 of 15 | Posted by: Linda Dugas - Clayton, NC

“Very sorry to hear about Susan, we were childhood friends in Waltham! Susan always had a smile and enjoyed her music! My condolences to the family...Read More »
6 of 15 | Posted by: Carole Meade - West Palm Beach, FL

“My heartfelt condolences to Sue's family . I grew up and graduated from Waltham and knew her Husband as well many years latter met Sue Worked in the...Read More »
7 of 15 | Posted by: Diane Hansen Reilly - MA - Friend

“Sue was my mom's best friend & pretty much my godmother. She played a huge role in my life, especially during my childhood. She was kind and generous...Read More »
8 of 15 | Posted by: Jamie Smart - Framingham, MA

“Sorry to hear this news. I always liked Sue and Ed. R.I.P. ”
9 of 15 | Posted by: BILL JARRETT - WALTHAM, MA

“Sue and I knew each other since we were 13. We went through so much together and apart, but we could come together after not seeing each other for...Read More »
10 of 15 | Posted by: Lela Smart - Natick, MA - Friend

“Sue was more family to me than my own... I can only dream to become the kind, gentle soul she is.. sending prayers to her family & friends.. ”
11 of 15 | Posted by: Sarah Bell - Thompson, CT

“Sue was a kind and passionate person .She made holidays and birthdays so special to family.She will be missed and not forgotten.Love Dan ”
12 of 15 | Posted by: Daniel Paille - Worcester, MA

“I worked with sue for many years at dr Glazier's office and was so sad to hear of her sickness and death she was always helpful at work and kind to...Read More »
13 of 15 | Posted by: Terry Bombard - Millbury, MA

“Deepest condolences to you and your family we did have some good times I'll always remember you ”
14 of 15 | Posted by: Nits Rap - Woo, MA - Friend

“Deepest condolences to you and your family we did have some good times I'll always remember you ”
15 of 15 | Posted by: Nits Rap - Woo, MA - Friend

Susan L. Kaupelis, of Worcester, formerly of Waltham died Wednesday, September 25, 2019 in UMASS Memorial Medical Center after a valiant battle with leukemia. She was 61.

Born on September 29, 1957 in Waltham, she was a daughter of Corinne (LeBlanc) Carr and the late Chester T. Carr Jr. She was raised in Waltham and graduated with the class of 1975 from Waltham High School. She was married to Edward D. Kaupelis for many years until his untimely death on September 24, 2010. Her work as a medical billing specialist took them to Worcester where she had lived for the last 12 years. She worked for many years in the offices of Dr. Wayne Glazier until being diagnosed in February 2019.

Susan loved spending time with her family and friends making memories and taking pictures. She had a special relationship with her nieces and nephews. Holidays were special times with her mother, sister and family in Wisconsin. In the last few years, she vacationed with her fiancé and his family on Cape Cod and at Disney. Many hours were enjoyed sunning by the water. She loved to travel, go on cruises and take trips to Bermuda. She could be found dancing to music from various genres. As a big fan of rock and roll she went to many concerts with her brother and other friends.

In addition to her mother, Corinne Carr of Green Bay, Wisconsin she leaves her siblings, Diane R. Carr (Lee Straate) of Sturgeon Bay, Wisconsin and David T. Carr (Diane) of Waltham; nieces & nephews, Brandon Carr (Elyse), Adam Carr, Rachel Carr, Kyle Malesevich, Benjamin Straate (Claire), Laura Straate, Carl Straate; her fiancé Ronald Kerswell of Worcester and his children, Jennifer Kerswell (Daniel Paile), Ronald Kerswell Jr and his grandchildren Kaylee and Ryan. She leaves many aunts, uncles, cousins and a host of friends.

Family and friends will honor and remember Susan's life by gathering to visit in The Joyce Funeral Home, 245 Main Street (Rte.20), Waltham on Saturday, October 26th from 10 to 11 a.m. followed her funeral service at 11 a.m. Burial will follow in Mount Feake Cemetery, Waltham.

In lieu of flowers memorial donations may be made to UMass Memorial Health Care Cancer Center, 55 Lake Avenue North, Worcester, MA 01655 or

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