Carolyn Mae (Seaberg) Bennett of East Bridgewater passed away peacefully on May 26, 2023, at the age of 86. Carolyn was raised and educated in Boston. After her high school graduation, she attended Curry College in Milton and achieved her associate degree. She began her working career as a secretary for M.I.T. and Howard Johnson. She took time out of her career to settle down and start a family. Once she was able Carolyn returned to the workforce first with E. Bridgewater Public Schools followed by two decades as a secretary and administrative assistant with Shaw’s Supermarkets where she developed many lasting friendships.
Carolyn enjoyed gardening, reading, puzzle books, her cats and her friends, but her greatest source of pride and joy was her family; all of whom she loved completely and unconditionally. Carolyn was a committed and devoted wife to her husband, Stephen Bennett, to whom she enjoyed 65 happy years of marriage. Carolyn took particular pride in her two grandchildren and joyfully attended every dance recital, sporting event, concert, and other activities in which Stephen and Falyn were involved. Always ready to help anyone and everyone, Carolyn loved people and welcomed the opportunity to assist others in need. Carolyn was an amazing human being in every way and a gift to all who knew her.
Carolyn was the husband of Stephen Bennett of East Bridgewater. She was the loving mother of Dean Bennett and his fiancé Karen Santamaria of Bridgewater and Dana Bennett and his wife Diane of North Attleboro. She was the devoted grandmother of Falyn and Stephen (son of Kathleen) and was predeceased by her parents Frederick “Fred” and Palmira “Polly” Seaberg and brother Walter Seaberg (spouse of Andrea).
Relatives and friends are respectfully invited to attend a graveside service for Carolyn on Thursday June 1, 2023, at 10AM at the Gardens at Gethsemane Cemetery in West Roxbury. A noontime memorial service will immediately follow the burial at the Christ Congregational Church (1350 Pleasant Street in Brockton). In lieu of flowers donations may be made in Carolyns memory to Massachusetts Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals (“MSPCA”), Animal Protection Center of Southeastern Massachusetts (“APCSM”), or Boston Children’s Hospital.