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Carol Ann (Farinha) Balsamo

July 29, 1947 ~ November 3, 2023 (age 76) 76 Years Old

Carol Balsamo Obituary

Carol Ann Balsamo (Farinha) – Salem, New Hampshire


Carol Ann Balsamo (Farinha) born on July 29, 1947, in Lowell, Massachusetts sadly passed away on November 3, 2023, at the age of 76. She was the daughter of late Anthony and Dolores Farinha. 


She is survived by her loving daughter, Irene Russell and her fiancé James Cahill, her granddaughter Courtney McIntire, and three great-grandchildren. Carol also leaves behind two sisters, Joanne Burns and Norma Farinha, as well as many nieces and nephews. 

Carol was preceded in death by her beloved husband, Mario Balsamo, her grandson Jeffrey Miller, her brothers Donald Farinha and Pete Farinha, and her sister Dolores Cook (Farinha). 

Carol spent many years with Data Electronics as an engineering clerk before retiring in 2008. 


She was very passionate about donating to local charities: Disabled American Veterans, Fraternal Order Of Police and The Humane Society. Carol also loved traveling; her favorite place to visit was Cape Cod. Above all, her greatest joy in life was spending time with family, friends and her dog China.


A celebration of Carol's life will be held at St. Joseph’s Church, 40 Main Street in Salem New Hampshire 03079 on Monday, November 27th at 10:30am. This gathering will provide an opportunity for family, friends, and loved ones to come together and honor Carol's memory. 


Goundrey Dewhirst Funeral Home, 42 Main Street, Salem, New Hampshire 03079 is entrusted with the arrangements. Please visit www.goundreydewhirstfuneral.com to sign the online guest book.

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Mass of Christian Burial
November 27, 2023

10:30 AM
St. Joseph's Church
40 Main Street
Salem, New Hampshire 03079

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There are no services at the funeral home. Please meet the family at church, and have any flowers delivered directly to the church as well.

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