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Carole A. Francis

March 08, 1945 - September 05, 2023


Obituary For Carole A. Francis

Peabody – Carole A. (Thompson) Francis 78, of Peabody passed away peacefully on Tuesday September 5, 2023.

Carole was born on March 8th in Peabody. She was the daughter of the late Arnold L. and Margaret W. (O’Meara) Thompson. Carole spent her childhood in Salem and she graduated from St. James Catholic School.

Carole had been employed for many years in the retail industry, having worked at Sears and Roebuck and later at Target until the time of her retirement.

A longtime resident of Peabody, Carole enjoyed “mall walking” with friends at the North Shore Mall. She also enjoyed trips to the casino, and scratching lottery tickets.

Her grandchildren and great grandchildren brought so much love and joy into her life. Carole’s love for her family did not go unnoticed.

Carole will truly be missed by all.

She is survived by her daughter, Cheryl Ambeliotis of Peabody, her son, Jeffrey Falkingham and his wife, Carla of Epping, NH, five grandchildren, Kayla Callahan, Justin Dzielnik, Matthew, Ella and Jacob Falkingham, two great grandchildren, Skylar and Sophie Callahan, four brothers, Robert Thompson of Ipswich, John Thompson of Salem, Carl Thompson of Salem and Joseph Thompson of Lynn and many nieces and nephews. She was also the sister of the late Evelyn Perry and Eileen Sabino.

ARRANGEMENTS: Her funeral service will be held on Friday September 8th at 1:00 pm for family and close friends. Burial will follow at Cedar Grove Cemetery, Peabody.


8 Sep

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  • 09/11/2023

    So sorry for your loss. Great aunt Carole was always sweet and welcoming to me, I always looked forward to coming over on Christmas Eve, she always made everything special. My condolences to the family.

  • 09/11/2023

    So sorry for your loss cheryl and Jeff I just found out today about aunt Carole now she's with her sisters and there mom in heaven God bless u and Jeff and your family luv brenda

  • 09/06/2023

    Rest in Peace Nan, I love you. I will hit the big one for you one day. Thank you for everything ❤️🙏

  • 09/05/2023

    So sorry for your loss! Cheryl, Jeff and Carol's grandchildren and great grandchildren and her four brothers ❤️ Carole was a generous woman and a great sister in law to me. I will always remember gathering at her home for many Christmas ' where there was always plenty of good food! Carole was a fighter! She was ill for many years, but I think she surprised everyone with her will to survive. I admire you Carole! I hope I could have your strength if I faced the illness you lived with! God bless🙏 You are so loved and will be missed! ❤️❤️❤️ Love you Nancy

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