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Boucher Funeral Home, Inc.
Wednesday December 15th, 2021
11:00am - 12:00pm

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Boucher Funeral Home, Inc.
Wednesday December 15th, 2021

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Carol A. Alves

Carol A. (Pardee) Alves, 79, of Gardner, died peacefully Monday, December 6, 2021, in Gardner Rehabilitation and Nursing Center, Gardner.

Born in Gardner on September 30, 1942, she was the daughter of the late Eben and Francis (Dembek) Pardee. She graduated from Gardner High School with the Class of 1960 and attended the Ward School for Accounting. Carol was Clerk in the Accounts Receivable at Simplex Time Recorder Co. for 30-years until her retirement. Carol along with her husband Roland owned and operated Hy-Time Coffee Shop for several years. She was previously employed by the Heywood-Wakefield Co. of Gardner.

Carol was a parishioner of Annunciation Parish of Gardner. She enjoyed creating all types of crafts, and cake decorating. Carol’s family was her everything, treasuring all the special times they spent together, especially babysitting especially for her family.

Carol is survived by her husband of 59-years, Roland J. Alves of Gardner; a daughter, Donna M. Heglin of Athol; three sons, Michael J. Alves and his wife Margaret of San Diego, CA, Mark A. Alves and his wife Abigail of Cohasset, Jason A. Alves and his wife Lisa of Sharon; nine grandchildren, Alexandra Davis-Osborne and her husband Matthew, Rebecca Alves, Jordan Davis, Samantha, Melissa, Olivia, Michael, Andrew, and Grace Alves; five great-grandchildren; a sister, Janet Leadbetter of Templeton; several nieces, nephews and cousins.

She was predeceased by one brother-in-law.

Funeral Services will be held Wednesday, December 15, 2021, at 12:00 p.m. in the Boucher Funeral Home, Inc., 110 Nichols Street, Gardner, MA. Burial at the Massachusetts Veterans Memorial Cemetery, 111 Glenallen Street, Winchendon, MA, will be held at a later date.

A Calling Hour will be held Wednesday, December 15, 2021, from 11:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m. in the funeral home.

Memorial Contributions may be made to St. Jude’s Children’s Research Hospital, 501 St. Jude Place, Memphis, TN 38105 or on their website at (www.stjude.org). Please reference in memory of Carol A. Alves.

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Mr Alves, Mike, Mark, Donna, and Jason,I'm so sorry to hear about your mom! My favorite memory of your mom is when she and your dad owned Hy Thyme Coffee Shop. I would meet my mom there and have your mom's Boston Cream Pie. It was our favorite!!! I'm praying for your family. Hugs

Lisa Arsenault Dec 16 2021 9:18 PM

A candle was lit in memory of Carol Alves

Kay Osborne Dec 13 2021 12:57 PM

A candle was lit in memory of Carol Alves

David & Kelly (Leger) Boudreau Dec 13 2021 10:06 AM

A candle was lit in memory of Carol Alves

Wayne, Jen & Haleigh Kirwan Dec 11 2021 2:55 PM

Love you more than words can say ❤️

Alli and Family Dec 11 2021 11:59 AM

A candle was lit in memory of Carol Alves

Donna Heglin and family Dec 11 2021 9:04 AM

A candle was lit in memory of Carol Alves

Linda Whalen Dec 10 2021 7:11 PM

Mike , Mark , Jason and Donna and Roland. I grew up just down the street from y'all. On Park street my most sincere condolences to all y'all.

Craig Gallant Dec 10 2021 3:28 AM

Uncle Buster and family,
We were so sorry to hear of Aunt Carol 's passing. I know she will be greatly missed by all of you. We hope it will bring some comfort to all of you to know she is now resting in peace.
Sharon and Tim Crowley

Sharon Crowley Dec 9 2021 2:13 PM