Benjamin F. Carey
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AGE: 83 • Newark
Benjamin F. Carey, 83, of Newark, DE, passed away at his home on February 3, 2014 surrounded by his family. Born in Old Forge, PA on June 26 1930, Ben was the son of the late Benjamin and Lavinia Brown Carey. He served in the Army during the Korean War and retired from General Motors in 1982. Ben enjoyed camping, fishing and especially enjoyed finding treasures at various auctions.
Surviving are his beloved wife of 62 years, Beryl Stanton Carey; two sons, Benjamin F. Carey, Jr. and his wife Debra of Disputanta, VA, and Robert S. Carey and his wife Merrily of Midlothian, TX; 7 grandchildren and 8 great grandchildren. He also leave behind his sister, Alice Carey and his brother, Hubert McCamley. He was preceded in death by his daughters, Marion and Ruth.
A service honoring his life will be held at R.T. Foard & Jones Funeral Home, 122 West Main St., Newark, DE 19711 on Saturday, February 8, 2014 at 11:00 a.m. with a visitation beginning at 10 am. Burial will be at Delaware Veterans Memorial Cemetery on Monday, February 10, 2014 at 11:00 a.m. Memorial contributions me be made to Delaware Hospice and mailed to the funeral home. To send condolences visit www.rtfoard.com.
R.T. Foard & Jones
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R.T. Foard & Jones, inc.
122 West Main Street Newark, DE 19711
Published in The News Journal on Feb. 5, 2014