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Carson L "Woody" Woodworth,, Sr.

Carson L "Woody" Woodworth,, Sr.
  • August 19, 1925 - June 22, 2017
  • Marlborough, Massachusetts
  • Alzheimer's Association
    309 Waverley Oakes Rd.
    Waltham, MA 02452

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Carson LeRoy Woodworth, Jr.,"Woody", 91, of Marlborough, MA, died Thursday, June 22, 2017 at his home.
Born and raised in Marlborough, the oldest of 9 children, he was the son of the late Carson LeRoy Woodworth, Sr. and Marguerite (King) Woodworth.
In 1947 he met the 'love of his life", Gloria (Boule), while at the roller rink, swept her off her feet and were happily married for the past 68 years.
He was a graduate of Marlboro Vocational School, where he studied to be a machinist. He enlisted in the US Army where he served from 1944-1946, as a Radio Operator and MP, earning the WW II Victory Medal.
Carson had been employed at Lombard Industries and later retired from Data General Corporation in 1992.
He generously built Go Karts for the neighborhood kids and it was known that if you needed something fixed he was the one to go to.
He taught his children and grandchildren the importance of schooling by example, teaching Sunday School at the First Church Congregational in Marlborough. His grandchildren, who knew him as Peppere, remember him teaching them manners and how to dance the "Hoochie Koochie"!
He had many outside interests, including flying, gardening, brewing root beer, stamp collecting, crossword puzzles. He especially enjoyed celebrating Thanksgiving with his large family
Besides his wife, he is survived by his sons, Kenneth and his wife Susan of Northbridge, Stephen and his wife Lori of Southborough, and Michael and his significant other Holly of Marlborough, his daughters, Kathleen Lovelace and her husband David of S. Lancaster, Gail D'Amato and her husband Anthony of Hudson and Cheryl Henderson and her husband Richard of Upton and his son-in-law, James Porter of Marlborough. He is also survived by his sisters, Susan Roberts of CT and Carol Fiola of MO, as well as 18 grandchildren, 24 great- grandchildren, 3 great- great grandchildren, many nieces and nephews.
He was also the father of the late Charlene Porter, and the brother of the late Alfred Woodworth, Jean Marie Woodworth, Peggy Wing, Pauline Mercer and Cindy Golgata.
The family wishes to thank tSteve and Melissa Baughman from the Reliant Home Run program, VNA Hospice case workers, Carolyn and Arza, Gina Grady, Michelle Morifis and especially Michelle Dedoldi, Janice Mulkerin, Dr. Sadagopan, Carolyn, RN and the Marlborough Fire Department for their caring emergency staff.
Donations may be made to Alzheimer's Association, 309 Waverley Oaks Rd., Waltham, MA 02452
Funeral arrangements are under the direction of the Slattery Funeral Home, Inc., 40 Pleasant St., Marlborough, MA and will be private.