Mrs. Carol Ann (Doherty) Granfield

  • Born: July 13, 1936
  • Died: September 13, 2019
  • Location: Stoneham, Massachusetts

Barile Funeral Home

482 Main Street
Stoneham, MA 02180

Tel. 781.438.2280

Tribute & Message From The Family

Carol A. (Doherty) Granfield passed away on Sept.13, 2019. She was born and raised in Somerville, MA. Carol was the devoted wife of the late William P. Granfield and the daughter of the late Philip and Frances Doherty. She was the cherished mother of four daughters, Elizabeth Carrozza and her husband, David, Carolyn Brian, Jennifer Curran and her husband John, and Monica Granfield and her husband Jerry Shea. She was the grandmother of 10 amazing grandchildren, Stephen, Lauren, Lindsay, Amanda, Sydney, Brendan, Liam, Aidan, Finn and Mairead and three great grandchildren, Olivia, Nicholas, and Maya. She was the sister of the late Elizabeth McCarthy, Philip J. Doherty, Jr., Virginia Elrick, Louise DiMare, Marie Bennett and Frederick Doherty. She also leaves many loving nieces and nephews.

Carol worked for a number of years for the Polaroid Corp. and after being a stay at home mom for a number of years, she went to work in the Stoneham School System as a teaching assistant for special needs children. She lived in Stoneham for over fifty years and was active in the community where she served on the first Earth Day Committee, was a Girl Scout Leader and for several years she was active in the school, councils (PTO's) and was active in the Stoneham High School Band Assn. In more recent years, she volunteered for several years as an usher at the Stoneham Theatre and volunteered at the Senior Center.

Carol was very active at St. Patrick's Parish where she served in many ministries including that of Eucharistic Minister and Lector. In 1988 the celebration of the centenary year of the construction of the church, she authored the only complete history of St. Patrick Parish.

Subsequently, she became the co-editor and later the editor of St. Patrick's Newsletter for over ten years.

While she enjoyed being active in her church and in the Stoneham Community, her first love and loyalty was to her family. Family events meant a great deal to her, she loved being around family.

Funeral from the Barile Family Funeral Home 482 Main St. (RT28) STONEHAM Thursday September 19, 2019 at 9 am followed by a Funeral Mass Celebrating Carol's Eternal Life in St. Patrick's Church 71 Central St. Stoneham at 10 am.

Family and friends are kindly invited to gather and share memories with the family on Wednesday September 18, 2019 from 4 pm to 8 pm. Parking attendants and elevator available.

Please consider donations in memory of Carol to Light It Up Blue 21 Myrtle St Stoneham, Ma 02180 or to The Juvenile Diabetes Research Fund at

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Condolence & Memory Journal

Beth, Lyn, Jennifer, Monica and sorry to hear of your Mom's passing. She was a favorite aunt to all and will be missed. Health issues, not serious in nature, prevented me from attending the services today. Love and prayers to all.

Posted by Joanne Cole - Tewksbury, MA - Family   September 19, 2019

I am so sorry to hear about the families loss.may the God and father who binds up the broken-hearted, comfort strengthens and soothed all those who mourn.may God sustain the families and friends during this difficult sincere condolences to the families and friends
- Lynn - Pert

Posted by A friend   September 19, 2019

A part of my heart went with So wish I could have been there.

Posted by Nancy Morgan - Spring Hill, FL - Friend   September 18, 2019


Aunt Carol will be missed by many, especially her grandchildren. I wish I could be there with you all to celebrate her life and talk about great family memories. Please know that I am with you in spirit and my thoughts are with you over the most difficult days ahead.

Posted by Mary Hintze - Berkeley Heights, NJ - Family   September 18, 2019

Girls, you are all in our thoughts and prayers. We certainly have a lot of memories with your parents, god bless. Ann, Rick, Steven condon

Posted by Rick Condon - Manchester, NH   September 17, 2019

Girls, on behalf of Ann Condon and Rick,Steven Condon are thoughts and prayers are with you all. We certainly shared a lot of memories with your parents over the years.

Posted by A friend   September 17, 2019

Girls, David, I and the girls are sorry to hear of the loss of your mother. We had wonderful times together. She was a great neighbor and a wonderful person. We will have a Mass said for her here in Atlanta.

The Donahues

Posted by Ellin Donahue - Peachtree Corners, GA   September 17, 2019

My condolences to everyone for your great loss. Thoughts and prayers to you for peace in your hearts-from Duvall, WA

Posted by Amber Piel - Duvall, WA - Family Friend   September 17, 2019

Our thoughts and prayers for Carol and her family. We were blessed to know and serve with this kind, loving and faith filled person at St. Patrick Parish for many years.

Posted by Deacon Ed & Carol Giordano - STONEHAM, MA - Friend   September 17, 2019


She is now resting in peace now

Posted by Lorraine Butler - Derry, NH - Acquaintance   September 16, 2019

I don't know you I'm so sorry to hear about your mother passing she is now resting in peace may god be with you and your family you are all in my prays always remember the good times you had with her

Posted by Lorraine Butler - Derry, NH   September 16, 2019

My deepest sympathies on the passing of Carol. I served for several years with her on St Patrick's Parish Council. She was a nice person.

Posted by Stephen Rotondi - Stoneham, MA   September 16, 2019

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