15 Grove Street
North Attleboro, MA 02760

phone: 508-695-5651
Fax: 508-695-1452

Carolyn M. Barboza 04/21/2016

RAYNHAM – Carolyn M. Barboza, 66, passed away Thursday, April 21, 2016 at home surrounded by her loving family after a lengthy battle with ALS.

Born August 3, 1949 in Attleboro, she was a daughter of Edna (Auty) Goodman-Gucwa of Plainville and the late William F. Goodman.

Carolyn grew up in Plainville and was a 1967 graduate of King Philip High School.  She later earned an associate degree from Dean College in Franklin and a BS degree from Bridgewater State University.  She’s been a resident of Raynham for over 40 years.

Carolyn worked as a bartender at Raynham-Taunton Greyhound Park for 30 years before retiring due to disability in 2014.

She loved the beaches, especially on Cape Cod and Florida and was a huge fan of the Boston Red Sox.  Above all she cherished times spent raising her treasured children and time spent with her family and friends.

In addition to her mother, she is survived by three children: Jonathan Barboza and wife Alyson of Plainville, Brian Barboza of South Boston and Elizabeth Barboza of Raynham;

Three grandsons: William, Charlie and Domenic;

Her dear friends Ellen Renner of Plainville and the late John Renner; a good friend Raymond Payne of Canton and many nieces, nephews, cousins and friends.

Visiting hours will be held on Monday, April 25 from 4-8 p.m. in the Sperry & McHoul Funeral Home, 15 Grove Street, North Attleboro.  A funeral Mass will be celebrated on Tuesday, April 26 at 12 noon at Grace Episcopal Church, 104 North Washington Street, North Attleboro followed by burial in Plainville Cemetery.

In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to CCALS, P OBOX 1052, West Falmouth, MA 02574 or at www.ccals.org.


#12 Traci Furtado 2016-04-27 23:59
I am so deeply sadden by the news of your loved one Carolyn. I worked with her at the Dog Track and she was such a wonderful person. My deepest sympathy.
#11 Alan Brady, Jr. 2016-04-27 20:06
I am very saddened at your loss of your beloved mother.
No one can ever take away the precious love or cherished memories of your mom.
#10 James T 2016-04-27 01:48
In society to often, the words best, great, or a star are used to describe people.
In our conversations over the years, Mrs. B always treated me with dignity and respect and for that, thank you.
My utmost sympathy to her family who lost a true star, as Mrs. B you were the best...
#9 John & Audrey 2016-04-26 22:19
Your mother was a beautiful person from the outside and from deep within. She is in Heaven.
#8 Arlene Blumenthal 2016-04-26 14:28
I am very sorry to read about Carolyn's passing. My thoughts and prayers and with her family and friends.
#7 Darlene 2016-04-25 14:25
To my dearest friend,
We have gone through thick and thin together over these 43 years of friendship. You are and always have been my rock,confidant and inspiration.
I will miss you everyday. For the rest of my life.
Knowing you are with JESUS will give me some consolation .Sleep with the Angels
#6 Lillian 2016-04-25 13:22
My sincere sympathy for your loss. Carolyn's sweet and gentle presence had such a strong and meaningful impact on all of our lives.
I pray that you will feel some comfort in knowing that she felt the extraordinary love and support of her devoted family and friends during her illness.
#5 Tom & Carolyn Lampos 2016-04-23 23:05
We are so sorry to hear of Carolyn's passing. She was always such a pleasure at Raynham Park. She always had a smile on her face and the sweetest manner. May she rest in the peace of God's arms.
#4 Kate Dyer 2016-04-23 22:41
Keeping you in our thoughts during this difficult time.
#3 Annie 2016-04-23 19:32
Dearest Elizabeth and Family Iam so very sorry for the loss of your mother to this most horrible disease. She was a very courageous woman. She was a lucky lady to have such a wonderful supportive , caring family during her tough times
Annie May
#2 Ginger & Ken 2016-04-23 17:58
At rest and at peace, we will keep in our hearts and our minds your graciousness. Our payers are traveling with you.
#1 Sandy and Don 2016-04-23 17:29
To the Barboza family, our hearts are saddened by the lost of your mom. She was such a wonderful person. Heaven has a new Angel.

Add a comment to the guestbook

Security code