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Carol Brickett Freeman

Obituary
October 20, 1935 - April 9, 2019

BRUNSWICK -Carol Brickett Freeman was born in Newton, Massachusetts on Oct. 20, 1935 to Marion Hoyt Brickett and Allan Eastman Brickett.

 

She was educated at Wellesley MA schools, graduated from Mt. Holyoke College in 1957 and studied and trained in the area of early childhood education.

 

On Aug. 24, 1957 she married William Horne Freeman in Wellesley Hills, MA.

 

Over the course of her life Carol enjoyed music and performance as a singer, actress, organist, piano teacher and member of many choirs and other groups. An early childhood educator, she taught pre-school in Marshfield, MA, started and worked at Head Start Centers and trained leaders throughout northwestern Minnesota. Carol supported her alma mater, Mt. Holyoke College, valuing the long-time friendships she made there. In the last few years she was deeply involved with several Thornton Oaks organizations.  Carol was a dedicated and loving wife, mother and grandmother. She adored gatherings with her family and friends, sharing her joy and her twinkly eyes with everyone she met.

 

Carol is survived by her son, the Rev. Bruce A. Freeman and his wife Dana, of Los Angeles, CA; her daughter, Meredith and her husband Scott Caple, of South Berwick, ME; and her daughter, Jane Freeman and her husband John Lynch, of Markleeville, CA. Also surviving are five grandchildren, Audrey Freeman, Aaron Caple, Nathaniel Freeman, Alden Caple and Carl Freeman.

 

A memorial service and inurnment in the memorial garden will be held on Saturday, April 27 at Grace Episcopal Church 1100 Washington Street Bath, ME at 4:00 pm.

 

Memorial donations in Carol Freeman’s name may be made to "The Thornton Oaks Singers,” Thornton Oaks, 25 Thornton Way, Brunswick, ME 04011, or to Mt. Holyoke College, mtholyoke.edu/go/mhcgive, Office of Advancement, 50 College Street, South Hadley, MA 01075. Arrangements are by Stetson’s Funeral Home 12 Federal St. Brunswick, Me. 04011 where memorial condolences may be expressed at stetsonsfuneralhome.com