Methuen — Carole (Samperi) Shwetz, 70, of Methuen, formerly of Andover passed away Tuesday, October 23, 2012 at the Tufts Medical Center in Boston. She was born in Lawrence and was the daughter of the late Charles and Christine (Cocchiaro) Samperi.
Carole was raised and educated in Lawrence and was a graduate of Lawrence High School and Burdette College in Boston. She worked as an accountant for the Woman’s Crisis Center in Newburyport and also many other area companies.
She was a member and former president of Quota International of Andover, a women’s charitable organization. She also attended one of their international conferences in Australia. She loved spending time with her grandchildren, family and friends. She also enjoyed playing Bridge and gardening in her yard.
Carole is survived by her beloved husband of 48 years, Ronald Shwetz; her son, Mark Shwetz and his wife Christy of Pasadena, MD; her daughter, Michelle Smith and her husband Stephen of Georgetown; her brothers, Robert Fichera of Salisbury and Salvatore Fichera of Las Vegas; her sister, Geraldine Dupuis and her husband Paul of Venice, FL., formerly of Boxford, MA and her loving grandchildren, Connor, Dillon, Spencer and Cassandra. She was also the sister of the late Mary Rudnicki.
ARRANGEMENTS: Relatives and friends are respectfully invited to attend visiting hours on Friday, October 26, 2012 from 4:00 – 8:00 PM at the Cataudella Funeral Home 126 Pleasant Valley St. Methuen. Her Funeral Mass will be celebrated on Saturday, October 27, 2012 at 9:00 AM at St. Monica’s Church, 212 Lawrence St. Methuen. Burial will be in Bellevue Cemetery, Lawrence. Memorial donations may be made to Tufts Medical Center / Breast Cancer Research and mailed to Dr. John K. Erban, Clinical Director Cancer Center, Tufts Medical Center, 800 Washington St., Box 245, Boston, MA 02111 or Quota International, PO Box 221, Andover, MA 01810. For directions and online condolences please visit www.cataudellafh.com.