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January 13, 2023


Carol A. (Bartnick) Begley, a 6 year resident of Charlestown and formerly of Walpole and Bronx, New York, entered into eternal life on Friday, January 13, 2023 at her home in Charlestown, following a brief battle with cancer. She was 67 years of age.

Carol was born in Bronxville, New York on August 6, 1955, a daughter of the late Edmund Bartnick and Lucy (Fleszar) Bartnick. She grew up in the Bronx, where she was educated and graduated from St. Barnabas High School. She furthered her education by receiving a Bachelor of Science Degree in Mathematics from Boston College and a Master's Degree in Business Administration from Babson College. Carol loved traveling to Disney World. She enjoyed summering in New Seabury, Cape Cod, and traveling to Grand Cayman Island. She was also an avid Duke sports fan. Most of all, Carol loved being a mother and wife, taking care of her beloved family.

Carol is the beloved wife of 43 years to Lawrence P. Begley. She is the devoted mother of Christine Brainard and her husband Douglas, and Timothy Begley and his wife Michelle. She is the loving sister of Susan Naclerio and her husband Alphonse, and Barbara Hedstrom and her husband Paul. She is also survived by her beloved granddog Ashes, whom she spent every Wednesday with.

Relatives and friends are invited to attend Carol's Funeral Mass on Tuesday morning, January 17, 2023 at 11 A.M. in St. Mary's Church, 55 Warren St. Charlestown. Parking provided next to the church on Winthrop Street. Her burial will take place the following morning on Wednesday morning, January 18, 2023 at 10 A.M. in Great Neck Woods Cemetery in Mashpee. Her visiting hours will be held on Monday, January 16, 2023 from 4 P.M. to 7 P.M. in the funeral home. Parking lot with attendant adjacent to the funeral home.

In lieu of flowers, kindly make a memorial donation in Carol's name to:

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