Marilyn (Lacroix) Caron

Marilyn (Lacroix) Caron, 91, of Mattapoisett died December 6, 2013 at St. Luke’s Hospital after a period of declining health.

She was the wife of the late Albert W. Caron, Sr.

Born in Taunton, the daughter of the late Charles and Grace (Lee) Lacroix, she lived in Taunton while spending summers at Crescent Beach Mattapoisett before moving full time in 1979.

Mrs. Caron was a communicant of St. Anthony’s Church Mattapoisett.

She was proud to work as a nurse at Morton Hospital on Surgical II for 38 years. She retired in 1987 and was an active member of the Morton Hospital Retirees Association. Mrs. Caron continued to work doing private duty as a nurse as well as being the “nurse” of Crescent Beach.

Survivors include 3 sons, Albert W. Caron, Jr. and his wife Eileen of Marion, Rev. Paul A. Caron, pastor of St. Anthony of Padua Church in Mattapoisett and St. Rita of Cascia in Marion and David C. Caron and his wife Jennifer of East Sandwich; 4 grandchildren, Stephanie Clark and her husband Jason, Andrea Bergner and her husband Andrew, Alexandra Caron and James A. Caron; and a great-grandson, Jack Austin Clark. She also leaves behind the wonderful supportive community of Crescent Beach in Mattapoisett.

She was the sister of the late Janet Moniz and Rosemary Quigley.

Her family is grateful for the compassionate care she received at Sippican Health Care Center and St. Luke’s PCU.

Her visiting hours will be held on Thursday from 4-7 PM in St. Anthony’s Church, 22 Barstow St. Mattapoisett. Her Funeral Mass will be celebrated on Friday, December 13th at 11 AM in St. Anthony’s Church followed by burial in St. Anthony’s Cemetery. In lieu of flowers donations may be made to St. Anthony’s Restoration Fund. Arrangements are with the Saunders-Dwyer Mattapoisett Home For Funerals, 50 County Rd. (Rt. 6) Mattapoisett. For on-line guestbook, please visit

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