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Carol Jean Carey


1937 - 2017 Obituary Condolences
Carol Jean Carey Obituary

6/26/1937 - 12/10/2017

Carol was born Carol Jean Marble in Springfield, Illinois on June 26, 1937. She passed away peacefully on December 10, 2017 at 2 a.m. in Auburn, CA.

Carol graduated with honors from Kansas University. Carol was a dedicated and much loved eighth grade English teacher for most of her life. She taught in Vacaville, Winters and Marysville, Calif. She was proud to have had an athletic field named for her as well as two yearbooks dedicated to her. She truly loved students that age and thought she made a difference. She effected the lives of many students over the years. She retired in 1997 from teaching. Upon retiring, she, and her husband traveled extensively. She was a member of Phi Beta Kappa, and the St. Dominic Ladies Guild.

She is survived by her husband Roger Carey, two sons, Richard Orr and Andrew Orr, a step-son Edward Carey and a step-daughter Deborah Carey. She leaves six grand children Allison, Steven, Megan, Danielle, Alexa and Ethan.

She was predeceased by a sister, Phyllis.

Services were held Friday, December 15, 2017 at Saint Dominic Church in Colfax.
Published in Appeal Democrat on Jan. 7, 2018
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