, Newburyport, MA

October 29, 2013

Francis C. Carey, 83

Newburyport — Francis C. Carey, 83, of Newburyport passed peacefully with his family at his side on Monday, October 28, 2013.

He was born in Newburyport to the late Ernest and Alice (Hould) Carey and was a graduate of Newburyport High School.

Francis was employed as a machinist at the Bailey Corporation and Portsmouth Naval Shipyard. He enjoyed playing golf and was an avid reader.

Francis was the loving husband of 60 years to the late Blanche (Merrill) Carey and caring father of Carol Crossland of Albion, R.I., Richard Carey and his wife, Melissa of Newburyport, and David Carey and his wife, Catherine of Newburyport. He was also the loving grandfather of Brian, Amanda, Jessica, Sean, and Elaine.

ARRANGEMENTS: A Funeral Mass will be offered on Thursday at 10:30 a.m. at Immaculate Conception Church. Burial will follow in St. Mary's Cemetery Newburyport.

Family and friends may call on Wednesday from 4 to 8 p.m. at the Twomey LeBlanc and Conte Funeral Home, 193 High Street, Newburyport.

In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to Merrimack Valley Hospice, 360 Merrimack Street, Blg 9, Lawrence, MA 01830.

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