Carol M. Carey, 84, of Latrobe, passed away peacefully in her home Saturday, Sept. 11, 2021. She was born in 1937 during the Great Depression to the late Merle and Helen (Brady) Lowery, of Norvelt. She graduated in 1955 from Hurst High School in Norvelt, where she was an honor student, band and choir member. She went on to attend Our Sisters of Mercy Nursing School in Pittsburgh. Carol was a charter member of Prince of Peace Lutheran Church, an active member of the Lutheran Church Women and an adult leader of Girl Scout Troop 26030. She was a dedicated homemaker and mother and enjoyed outdoor activities with her husband and family. Her favorite pastimes included camping, gardening, RVing, crafting and cooking. In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband, Ronald W. Carey, whom she married in June of 1957, and her infant son, Jon Mark Carey. She is survived by her son, Daniel Carey (Mary Jo), of Newark Valley, N.Y.; her daughter, Kathleen Beck (George), of Blairsville; her granddaughters, whom she was especially proud of, LesLea Carey and Christine Carey and her fiance, Tim Maurizio; and her younger sisters, Kay Louise Brinker and Ruth Wingard. Friends will be received from 4 to 7 p.m. Thursday, Sept. 16, 2021, at the HARTMAN-GRAZIANO FUNERAL HOME INC., 1500 Ligonier St., Latrobe, PA 15650. Funeral services will be held at 10:30 a.m. Friday in the Prince of Peace Lutheran Church with her pastor, the Rev. William Schaefer, officiating. Everyone please go directly to the church. Interment will follow in Unity Cemetery. To post an online condolence, please visit www.hartman-grazianofuneralhome.com
Published by Tribune Review from Sep. 15 to Sep. 16, 2021.