WORCESTER, Mass. – Dean C. Carey, 57, of Leicester, died on Monday, August 27 in the Lutheran Home after an illness.
He leaves behind a son, Billy of California; two sisters, June Rice of Millbury and Sharon A. Rivelli and her husband Jim of Leicester; two brothers, Ronald Carey and his wife Alice of Leicester and Joseph Carey of Worcester; a grandson; a close friend Susan Parslow and many nephews and nieces. He is predeceased by five brothers, Frank, Ernest, George, Paul and Gerald Carey and twos sisters, Phyllis Hedge and Arlene Brunner.
Dean was born in Worcester, son of the late Francis and Elizabeth (Whittemore) Carey and graduated from Worcester Boys Trade High School.
Mr. Carey was a sports fan of all Boston teams, enjoyed fishing and taking day trips to the casino. Dean also spent a good amount of time at the Leicester Senior Center, where he made many friends. While at the Senior Center, Dean enjoyed partaking in playing cards, bingo and eating meals with his friends.
The family would like to express a heartfelt thank you to all of the dedicated staff and residents at the Lutheran Healthcare Center for making his final days loving and peaceful. They also would like to thank Affinity Hospice who came to visit several times a week, They were like another branch of his family. Affinity Hospice helped the family prepare for his final days and one of his caregivers, Kolby, took care of Dean many times per week and was at his side when he passed on. You all helped Dean face his fate with dignity and the family greatly appreciated your support.
A funeral service will be held for Dean on Tuesday, Sept. 4 at 11 a.m. in the Alfred Roy & Sons Funeral Home, 12 Hammond St. Entombment will follow in Saint John’s Mausoleum. Memorial contributions may be made to the Affinity Hospice 800 Main Street Holden, MA 01520.
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