Virginia "Ginny" CarlsonFebruary 14, 1931 ~ August 11, 2016 (age 85)
Virginia M. “GINNY” (Hood) Carlson a devoted housewife, beloved mother and longtime resident of Stoughton, passed away in West Bridgewater on Thursday, August 11, 2016. She was 85 years old and the beloved wife of the late Gustaf E. “GUS” Carlson. She is survived by her children, Eric R. “RICK” Carlson and his wife Anne of Wareham, Steven G. Carlson of Falmouth and Scott D. Carlson of Stoughton. Other survivors include her loving grandchildren, Cassie Carlson, Jessica Carlson, Cory – Lynn Carlson, Leah Carlson, Robert Carlson, Steven Carlson Jr., Stephen Harrison, Scott Harrison, her sister in law Aina M. McMann, her cherished great-granddaughter Elora Carlson and her daughter in law Jill Carlson.
Born February 14, 1931 in Norwood,Massachusetts, she was a daughter to the late Robert and Grace (Ross) Hood. She attended Norwood Public Schools and was a graduate of Norwood High School where she was also a Majorette. Ginny was a former Cub Scout Assistant who loved to cook, travel with her late husband Gus and walk the beaches in Florida. She also loved to work outside in her gardens and golf. Ginny always enjoyed spending quality time with her grand-children. She will be missed by all who had the pleasure of knowing her.
Visiting hours will be held on Tuesday August 16, 2016 from 4 – 8 P.M. in the Sheehan, Lowe & Powers Funeral Home & Cremation Services, 115 Monk Street, Stoughton. Her funeral will be held on Wednesday August 17, 2016 at 9:30 a.m. from the funeral home followed by a Mass of Christian Burial for the repose of her soul at 10:30 a.m. in the Immaculate Conception Church, 122 Canton Street, Rt. 27 Stoughton. The Rev. Derek Borek, officiating. ALL ARE WELCOME TO ATTEND. Burial will follow at Evergreen Cemetery, Stoughton. In lieu of flowers, donations to the Stoughton Food Pantry, 2 Park Ave. Stoughton,MA 02072 in Ginny’s memory, would be appreciated.