Carolyn Ann Johansson (Flynn), 85, of South Weymouth, MA passed away peacefully on April 29, 2023. Born in Holyoke, MA, and raised in Dorchester, Carolyn graduated from Emmanuel College with a degree in Mathematics and minors in Chemistry and Physics. She then earned her Master’s degree in Education from Bridgewater State College. Later she went to Northeastern University, earning a Master’s degree in Mathematics with a concentration in Computer Science. She was predeceased by her beloved husband George David Johansson (April 6, 1991).
Carolyn worked in computer business applications at various places throughout her career, including Draper Labs and the Ground Round, and retiring from South Shore Hospital. She loved the 55 years that she spent living in the Columbian Square area of South Weymouth and her neighbors and friends there. Carolyn was very active in helping individuals restart their lives given her experiences when her husband George passed. She ran group gourmet dinners so that people could dine together as a group, organized a walking group at Hanover Mall, and ran Membership for numerous years for one of her social groups. Carolyn always had copies of their newsletter with activities schedule so that she could share them with people she would meet who were living on their own to help connect them to others. Carolyn was also an extremely avid and skilled bridge player and was a member of Puritan Bridge Club for many decades.
Carolyn loved her family dearly and always tried to do the best that she could for them. She is survived by her children, George T Johansson, Diane Throop (Mark), and Barbara Thomson (Kenneth), and her grandchildren and great grandchildren, as well as many other family and friends.
Relatives and friends are invited to attend a visitation for Carolyn on Sunday, May 7, 2023, from 2-4pm at the CC Shepherd Funeral Home, 134 Pleasant St. (Columbian Square) South Weymouth, MA. Relatives and friends will gather at the funeral home on Monday, May 8, 2023, at 9am for a Celebration of Life followed by a funeral mass at 10am at St Albert the Great Church in Weymouth, MA. A burial will follow at the Mount Hope Cemetery in Weymouth. In lieu of flowers, donations can be made in Carolyn’s name to the Weymouth Food Pantry https://www.