Carol S. (Cohen) Barber

April 13, 1933April 2, 2021

Carol Sheila (Cohen) Barber of Abington formerly of Brockton entered into rest on April 2, 2021 at the age of 87.

Beloved wife of the late Alvin Barber. Devoted mother of JoAnn and Steven Supinski of West Bridgewater and Donna and William Neary of Bridgewater. Loving sister of the late Helene and Melvin Fink and sister-in-law of the late Marilyn Glick and Rose Glaser. Cherished grandmother of Michelle and Tom Frederick, David and Jamie Supinski, and Jonathan Supinski of Brockton; and Alexander and Zi Ye Neary of Brookline. Great-grandmother of eight. She is also survived by one nephew and three nieces.

Carol grew up in Dorchester and moved to Brockton in 1958. She attended the School of the Museum of Fine Arts and was a very active member of Temple Israel of Brockton. Carol worked many years in the family business, Signs O’ Life. Her hobbies included art, bingo, yard saling and eating in restaurants. She and Al loved visiting their homes in FL and NH and spending time with Helene, Mel, Sidney, and Gloria during their travel adventures.

Graveside Services will be private.

In lieu of flowers, expressions of sympathy in her memory may be donated to Alzheimer’s Association or the charity of your choice.


  • Services are Private


Carol S. (Cohen) Barber

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Randi Sullivan

April 4, 2021

Thank you for being the second family to my Lil O’Hebs ....Although not physically present your memories will live on in our hearts forever... My sincere sympathies