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Carol Kaminsky, 81

by | Apr 18, 2022 | Obituaries

Carol Ann (Luukko) Kaminsky, 81, of Hopkinton passed April 16 at Milford Regional Medical Center.

Carol was the middle daughter of the late Edward and Helen Luukko. She lived in Westborough until her marriage to Frank Kaminsky on Sept. 20, 1958. They were residents of Hopkinton for the entirety of their marriage.

Carol was a dispatcher for the Hopkinton Police Department and served Hopkinton’s youth for many years as a baker at both Center and Elmwood schools. She later worked at Framingham Union Hospital. Carol loved the beach. When her children were young, summers were spent at Sandy Beach, Hopkinton State Park, down the Cape and at Ocean City, Maryland. She enjoyed traveling to the coast of Maine in later years. Carol loved collecting antique and vintage bottles as well as finding treasures at yard sales far and wide. She was especially proud of her grandchildren and great-grandchildren.

In addition to her husband of 63 years, Frank Kaminsky, Carol leaves daughter and son-in-law Theresa and Fred Prince of Seven Lakes, North Carolina; son and daughter-in-law Frank and Laurie Kaminsky of Winchendon; and daughter Lynn Beecher of Hopkinton. She leaves seven grandchildren and seven great-grandchildren. Carol was preceded in death by her sisters, Patricia Campbell and Nancy Gaucher.

Calling hours will begin at 10 a.m. on Wednesday, April 20, at Callanan Cronin Funeral Home, 34 Church Street, Hopkinton. The family will receive friends for viewing from 10 a.m. to noon, and a brief service will be held at noon. Interment will follow at Mt. Auburn Cemetery in Hopkinton.

In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made in Carol’s memory to Baypath Humane Society, 500 Legacy Farms North, Hopkinton, MA 01748.

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