We are deeply sorry for your loss - the staff at Carpino Funeral Home
SOUTHBURY - Carol Marie Boulanger, 88, passed away on Saturday, May 21, 2022. She was the loving wife of the late Howard Boulanger for 48 years.
Carol was born on March 31, 1934 in Torrington, CT, to James J. and Francis Morgan Hallihan of Ansonia, CT. Carol grew up in Ansonia and was a 1952 graduate of Ansonia High School where she was a cheerleader, basketball player, member of the Merri-Maids, and Senior Class speaker, among other activities. She was also a 1956 graduate of the University of Connecticut, where she was a member of the Kappa Kappa Gamma sorority, a Freshman Class officer, and an English major.
Carol spent most of her life in Connecticut. In her early career, Carol was a much-loved English teacher and substitute teacher while she raised an active family of four children. She later returned to the workforce, advancing her career from bank teller to branch manager at Connecticut Bank & Trust in Bethlehem before it was eventually acquired by Bank of America, where she served as assistant branch manager of the Danbury branch, retiring in 1999.
Carol lived in Heritage Village in Southbury for more than 30 years. She was an active bridge player, and volunteer for the Ambulance Service and the local library. She was also an active member of Sacred Heart Church in Southbury. In 2019, Carol moved to Devon, PA, to be closer to her family. Carol loved to read, play competitive bridge, go antiquing, visit family, and have coffee or lunch with her numerous friends. She was considered a favorite aunt by her many nieces and nephews, and was loved by all who knew her.
Carol is survived by her two brothers, James (Jaye) Hallihan, Loudon, TN, and Thomas (Nancy) Hallihan, Stuart, FL; three children, Timothy (Maureen) Boulanger, Denville, NJ; Michelle (Santiago) Pujadas, Devon, PA; and James (Kimberly) Boulanger, Quechee, VT; and seven grandchildren: Madison Pujadas, NY, NY; Sydney Pujadas, Pittsburgh, PA; Riley Pujadas, Devon, PA; Cosette Boulanger, Boston, MA; Steven "Mac" Boulanger, Denville, NJ; Sarah Boulanger, Quechee, VT; and James Boulanger, Quechee, VT.
Carol was predeceased by her parents and two sisters, Patricia (John) Prchlik and Barbara (James) Jordan; her husband, Howard Boulanger; and her son, Steven Boulanger.
A Mass of Christian Burial will be held for Carol at 10:00 AM on Saturday, June 4th, at Sacred Heart Church, 910 Main Street in Southbury. Her burial will follow at Pine Hill Cemetery in Southbury. Calling hours for Carol will be held from 5:00 PM - 7:00 PM on Friday, June 3rd, in the Daily Chapel of Sacred Heart Church.
In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions can be made in Carol's name to Food for the Poor at www.foodforthepoor.org. For directions, or to leave a message of remembrance, please visit www.CarpinoCares.com.
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