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Carol Drew Penfield

June 16, 1930 — September 3, 2014

Carol Drew Penfield, age 84, of Concord, MA and West Falmouth, MA passed away peacefully on September 3, 2014. She was the loving wife of Hays Penfield who passed away one day prior.

Carol was pre-deceased by her daughter Ann Carol (Caren) Penfield, and leaves her four other children and their spouses, David and Jeannette Penfield of Hudson, NH, Edward (Ted) and Joanne Penfield of Concord, MA, Robert and Janine Penfield of Concord, MA and Charles Penfield and Noelle Wehle of Hopkinton, MA, along with eleven grandchildren and 6 great grandchildren, all of whom she loved dearly.

She was born in Newton, MA on June 16, 1930, daughter of Gwendolen Flagg Drew and Jesse Albert Drew. She was the sister of the late Morrill N. (Bill) Drew. Carol graduated from Dana Hall Academy in 1948 and then attended Wheelock College for 2 years, when she married Hays Penfield in 1950. They moved to Concord, MA in 1952. After raising a family of 5 children, Carol finished her degree at Wheelock College in 1975.

Carol worked in residential real estate sales in the 1960's and performed volunteer work for Emerson Hospital and Minute Man ARC. Carol and Hays retired to West Falmouth, MA in 1984, where she pursued her interest in gardening and became president of the Falmouth Garden Club. Carol was an active researcher of her family's heritage and was a member of the Colonial Dames of America. Throughout her years, she enjoyed many recreational activities including, sailing, skiing, tennis and golf.

Family and friends are invited to Carol and Hays life celebration on Saturday, September 20th 2:00 PM at Trinity Episcopal Church, 81 Elm Street, Concord, MA. Interment is private.

Gifts in her memory can be made to the Minute Man ARC, 130 C Baker Ave Extension,
Concord, MA 01742, the West Falmouth Library, 575 W Falmouth Hwy, West Falmouth, MA 02574 or the Alzheimer's Association at

Arrangements under the direction of Glenn D. Burlamachi, CONCORD FUNERAL HOME, A Life Celebration® Home, Concord. To share a memory or offer a condolence visit:

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Saturday, September 20, 2014

2:00 - 3:00 pm (Eastern time)


81 Elm St, Concord, MA 01742

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