Obituary: Carolyn A. Urban, 68

Carolyn A. (Zelesky) Urban, 68, of Southborough, died Saturday, February 23, 2013, in her home, surrounded by her loving family, after an illness.

She leaves her husband of 46 years, James K. Urban; her brothers, Vincent Zelesky and his wife, Aileen of Worcester; Paul Zelesky of Southborough; John Zelesky and his wife, Ellen of Worcester and James Zelesky and his wife, Nancy of Hiram, Maine; a brother-in-law, Donald Woods of Southborough many nieces and nephews. She was predeceased by her sister, Christine Woods.

Born in Worcester, She was the daughter of the late Adolph and Nellie (Marcinkus) Zelesky and has lived in Southborough for the past 40 years. Carolyn was graduated from St Stephen’s Catholic High School and Worcester State College.

Carolyn worked as a Director of order administration at both Data General and EMC for many years before retiring. She created a women’s business club that promoted charity work and sponsored promising women who would move up into management positions. Prior to that, she taught math for 15 years In Southborough. She created the math lab at Keefe Tech in Framingham.

Carolyn was an active member of St Matthew Church of Southborough, and served on many parish committees.

She was known to be very kind and generous and a person who truly enjoyed helping others

The funeral Mass will be held Tuesday, February 26, at 10am at St Matthew Church, Highland Street, Southborough. Burial will be private. Calling hours will be held Monday, February 25, from 4pm to 7pm in Morris Funeral Home, 40 Main St, Southborough.

In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to: Hypertrophic Cardomyopathy Association, BOX 306, Hibernia, NJ, 07842; or American Heart Association, 20 Speen Street, Framingham, MA 01701.

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(Obituary courtesy of Morris Funeral Home)

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