Carol A. (Goldman) Beal, 77

Carol A. Beal, 77

April 28, 1941 - December 28, 2018

Malden- Carol A. (Goldman) Beal, 77, of Malden, MA, passed away Friday morning, December 28 at the Sawtelle Hospice House in Reading, MA.

Born in Boston, MA, Carol was the daughter of the late Abrahem and Minnie Goldman. Carol was well loved and thought of. After raising her children and eventually retiring from the Massachusetts Department of Social Services, she then cared for her ailing daughter and her 3 grandchldren.

She loved her grandchildren, the theatre, traveling, shopping, spending time with family and friends, and a 4 o’clock glass of wine with Oprah.

Carol is survived by her sons; James (Sandra) Beal of Ohio, Michael Beal of Malden, MA, and son-in-law Mark (Susan) Gauthier, Salem, MA. She is also survived by her grandchildren: Jae Beal, Stephanie Beal, Danielle, Samuel & Devyn Gauthier, Andrew (Dayna) McBride, Kate (Daniel) Hampton and nephew Kenneth Goldman. She left behind two great granddaughters Ainsley Clair & Arya Hampton as well as many family and friends.

Carol is predeceased by her daughter, Dianne M. (Beal) Gauthier, parents Abe and Minnie Goldman, stepmom Dory, and brother Robert Goldman., She was also preceded in death by her niece, Meryl Goldman, sister Phyllis Nadeau, and mother-in-law Ellen Grogan.

Relatives and friends are invited to the Berube & Sons Funeral Home on Thursday, January 10, 2018 from 9 to 10:30 am where a service will be held at 10:30 am. Burial will immediately follow in Greenlawn cemetery, Salem. In lieu of flowers memorial donations may be made to Sawtelle Hospice House, 320 Haverhill St. Reading, MA 01867. To send a condolence to the family please scroll to the bottom of this page.