Obituaries 05-22-2020

Carol Ann Senter
Loving daughter, sister, aunt and great aunt

Carol Ann Senter passed away at the age of 70 on May 3. 

Carol was born in Quincy, the daughter of Shirley A. Senter and the late Arthur I. Senter.  She graduated from North Quincy High School in 1968, received a Bachelors of Science Degree in Sociology and Psychology from Boston State College in 1972, a graduate degree in Adult Education and Counseling from Gordon-Conwell in 1981, and a Master’s Certificate in Women in Politics and Government from UMass, Boston in 1997. 

Carol was a life-long resident of Boston and was employed by the City of Boston working for Boston Community Centers and Boston Centers for Youth and Families.  After retiring in 2012, Carol remained active in the community by volunteering at Boston City Hall, supporting local campaigns, and participating in numerous civic and social groups including her affiliation with the Red Hat Society.  Carol was an avid reader who had a love for crafting, cooking and time spent with her family, especially her great nieces.

Carol was preceded in death by her father, Arthur, her brother-in-law, Glen Bruso and her nephew, Petty Officer First Class William Bruso, ET1 USN. She is survived by her sister, Barbara Bruso and her daughter, Carly of Gansevoort, NY; her sister Gail McGrath and her husband, Brett of Pembroke; niece, Katelyn McGrath and her daughter, MacKenzie, also of Pembroke; niece, Jessica Hall, her husband, David, and their daughters, Amyiah and Brelyn of Middleboro; sister, Nancy Senter, niece, April Whisman and nephew Sean, Whisman of Jacksonville, FL and also leaves many extended family members and cherished friends.

A private graveside service will be held at Mount Wollaston Cemetery, Quincy at a later date.  Memorial donations can be made  to JP Centre/South Main Streets, 670 Centre Street, Jamaica Plain, MA 02130 or at  For online condolences, please visit:

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