Welcome to the memorial page for

Carol J. Gilbert

December 25, 1927 ~ April 27, 2017 (age 89)

Carol J Gilbert died peacefully on April 27, 2017 at Prescott House in North Andover, Massachusetts.

Carol was born in Boston in 1927 and raised in Cambridge. Upon graduating from Emmanuel College, Carol moved to New York City. She worked as an executive assistant at a variety of companies. She retired as the executive assistant to the President of Lorillard Tobacco in 1992. She moved from her beloved, adopted city in 2009 to Methuen, Massachusetts. Carol loved theater, opera, poetry and, in particular, The New York Times. She is survived by several nephews and nieces.

Donations may be made to JDFR Diabetes Foundation, New England Chapter, 60 Walnut Street, Wellesley Hills, MA 02481.

Family and friends are invited to calling hours for Carol on Wednesday, May 3, 2017, from 11:00 AM - 12:00 PM in the chapel at the Charles F. Dewhirst Funeral Home, 80 Broadway, Methuen. A funeral service will follow calling hours at the funeral home. Burial will be at Cambridge Cemetery, 76 Coolidge Ave, Cambridge, MA 02138. 

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Charitable donations may be made to:

JDRF Diabetes Foundation, New England Chapter
60 Walnut Street, Wellesley Hills MA 02481
Tel: 1-781-431-0700

 Service Information

Calling Hours
May 3, 2017

10:00 AM to 12:00 PM
Dewhirst & Boles Funeral Home
80 Broadway
Methuen, MA 01844

Funeral Service
May 3, 2017

12:00 PM
Dewhirst & Boles Funeral Home
80 Broadway
Methuen, MA 01844


Cambridge Cemetery
76 Coolidge Ave
Cambridge, MA 02138

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