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Carolyn A. Sampson 

 

 

1934-2017

   Carolyn A. (Langone) Sampson, 83, of Methuen, formerly of Malden passed away peacefully with her daughters Elisabeth and Carolyn at her side Tuesday morning, May 16th at the Nevins Nursing & Rehabilitation Center. Born in Boston, she was the daughter of the late Victor J. & Edna M. (Pauley) Langone. Carolyn was raised in Malden where she attended the Malden Public Schools graduating from Malden High School with the Class of 1952. She was the recipient of the Malden High School Biology & Bookkeeping Awards. Upon graduating she became a secretary and bookkeeper for Springmeyer Shipping and later for Bemis Bro. Bag Co. On October 24th,1954, she married the love of her life, Russell E. Sampson and soon after welcomed a family of 3 daughters and 1 son.

   Both Carolyn & Russell were politically active at the state and local level throughout the sixties and seventies. Carolyn believed strongly in supporting and advocating for the civil rights and equal rights of all people. She was an avid reader and kept herself and others informed on these important issues. If there were topics that she knew were of particular interest to others, she would often pass along articles from the local papers she read daily. Keeping in touch with friends and family was always important to her. She also enjoyed date nights with her husband, Russell which usually involved dinner and a movie.

   She is survived by her daughter, Barbara S. Davidson and her husband James W. Davidson of Cincinnati, OH, daughter, Elisabeth A. Paige and her husband Gordon E. Paige, Jr of Westminster, son, Russell E. Sampson, Jr of Somerville, and daughter, Carolyn R. Wilkinson of Methuen. She was the loving sister of Barbara A. (Langone) Bielawski and her husband Chet W. Bielawski of Shelburne, VT. She was the cherished grandmother of nine grandchildren and five great-grandchildren and beloved aunt to many nieces and nephews.

Carolyn was predeceased by her husband, Russell E. Sampson, Sr.

Relatives and friends may call at the Weir - MacCuish Golden Rule Funeral Home, 144 Salem St, Malden on Sunday, May 21, 2017 from 4-8 PM.

Family and friends will gather at the funeral home on Monday, May 22, 2017 at 9 AM, followed by a Funeral Mass at

Immaculate Conception Church, 600 Pleasant St, Malden at 10 AM.

Interment will be at Forest Dale Cemetery on a later date.

   In lieu of flowers, contributions in Carolyn's memory may be made to the Alzheimer's Association, Massachusetts Chapter, 309 Waverley Oaks Rd, Waltham, MA 02452

 

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