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Judith M Careau

September 16, 1942 ~ May 6, 2017 (age 74)

Judith M. Careau, 74

Brookfield - Judith M. Careau, 74, of Brookfield died on Saturday, May 6, 2017 at St. Vincent Hospital in Worcester.


She leaves her son, Christopher J. Hebert and his wife Anne of Spencer; daughter, Carrie Mantha and her husband Stephen of Spencer; two Brothers, Donald  Kenward and his wife Mary of New Port Richey, Florida, and Douglas Kenward and his wife Karen of Spencer; three grandchildren, and four great-grandchildren.  She was predeceased by her brother, David Kenward in 2015 and her sister, Ruth Kenward in 2016. Judith was born in Worcester, daughter of the late Norman S. and Irene R. (Fulton) Kenward, and lived in Spencer prior to moving to Brookfield 17 years ago. 


Judy loved her family, and she was so devouted as a mother, grandmother, great-grandmother, and was a wonderful caregiver to those who needed her.  She was the one who was responsible for keeping her family close through both good and bad times.  


Judith worked at local shoe companies for many years, and as an a Assembler at Mercury Wire & Cable Co. before retiring in 2007.


She was a former member of the Spencer Methodist Church, as well as a member of the Women’s Auxilliary of the Spencer American Legion.  She enjoyed socializing with friends, and attending the Senior Center in East Brookfield often. 


At her request, services will be private.  There are no calling hours.  In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made to the American Cancer Society, 30 Speen St., Framingham, MA 01701.  Varnum Funeral Home, Inc., 43 East Main St., West Brookfield is assisting her family with arrangements.


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