Frances A. (Hardy) Carey, 95, wife of the late John J. Carey,
died Saturday, April 30, 2016 in the Maplewood Nursing and
Rehabilitation Center, Amesbury following her long illness.
in Rowley August 28, 1920, daughter of the late Herman and
Sarah (McGlew) Hardy, she was raised in Rowley and Newburyport,
and was a 1937 graduate of Newburyport High School. Frances
was the former wife of the late Roy Marr who perished in battle
during World War II. Marrying John Carey in 1945 the Careys
soon made their home and raised their family from Weathersfield
Road, Rowley. With a grown family she worked for several years
as a teller in a Salisbury bank and later worked at Bostick
Chemical in Middleton.
is survived by three sons, John J. Carey and his wife Leslie of
Foxborough, Robert H. Carey and his wife Elizabeth and Peter E.
Carey all of Rowley; nine grandchildren, Shannon Falzone of SC,
Brian Carey of Ipswich, Leanne Carey and Heather Carey both of
Foxborough, Sean, Michael, Alexandra, Delaney and McKenzie Carey
all of Rowley and two great grandchildren Nathaniel and Arianna
Falzone of SC. She was the sister of the late Robert Hardy
formerly of Rowley.
Funeral services are private.