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Carol (Robin) Epstein, 94, of Worcester, died on April 24 at Eisenberg Assisted Living. She was the widow of Burton Epstein. Born and raised in Providence, R.I., she was the daughter of Paul and Sylvia (Lichtenstein) Robin. She graduated from Colby College. For 28 years, she worked at Worcester Children’s Friend Society where she was a social worker. She founded and directed the School Age Mothers (SAMS) program. In addition, she was an instructor at Quinsigamond Community College in Foster Parent training and supervised interns at Assumption College and Wheelock College. She was awarded the H. Waite Hurlburt Professional Award in 1989 for outstanding commitment to the mission of Children’s Friend, which is to improve the lives of children. In her early retirement years she volunteered as a literacy tutor and was an active member of WISE (Worcester Institute for Senior Education). She is survived by two daughters, Judith and Lois and her husband, Emilio; two sons, Robert and his wife, Wendy, and Richard and his wife, Karen; four grandchildren, Hannah and her husband, Sourish, Sarah, Rebecca and her fiance John, and Leela; and many nieces and nephews and their families. She was predeceased by a sister, Fay Bodner. Memorial contributions may be made to the Eisenberg Assisted Living Employee Fund, 631 Salisbury St., Worcester, MA 01609. RICHARD PERLMAN OF MILES FUNERAL HOME

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