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Catherine M. Carey

July 1, 2009

Catherine M. Carey, 88, of the Parsons section of Wilkes-Barre, passed away on Wednesday at Little Flower Manor, Wilkes-Barre.

She was born April 27, 1921, in Parsons, a daughter of the late Thomas F. and Mary Durkin Carey. A graduate of Coughlin High School, Class of 1939, she was formerly employed at Bausch and Lomb Optical and later for Dr. Joseph Morrison. Miss Carey was a member of St. Dominic’s Church, Wilkes-Barre.

In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by an infant brother, Joseph Carey.

Surviving are her brother, Thomas J. Carey, Houston, Texas; nieces, Mary Pat Endres, Kathleen Carey; nephew, Thomas Carey; eight great-nieces and great-nephews.

The funeral will be held Monday at 9 a.m. from E. Blake Collins Funeral Home, 159 George Ave., Wilkes-Barre, with a funeral Mass at 9:30 a.m. in St. Dominic’s Church. Interment will be in St. Mary’s Cemetery, Hanover Township. Friends may call Sunday, from 2 to 5 p.m.

The family requests that memorial donations be made to Little Flower Manor, 200 S. Meade St., Wilkes-Barre, PA 18702, or to the American Cancer Society, 190 Welles St., Forty Fort, PA 18704.

Condolences can be sent to the family at www.eblakecollins.com.

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