Edward Horan Carey

Edward Horan Carey, age 88, died at Ha­venwood Health Service Center in Concord, N.H. on November 2, 2016. He was born in Jefferson, N.H. on April 11, 1928 to William B. and Mary H. (Horan) Carey. Ed gradu­ated from Lan­caster High School in 1946, served in the 18th Infan­try, United States Army stationed in Germany 1947-1949 and graduated from Saint Anselm’s Col­lege in 1953. He retired from Lockheed Sanders in 1990. Ed was a longtime resident of Milford, N. H. and lived in Concord, N.H. for the past eight years.

Mr. Carey loved the White Mountains, where he worked on the Cog Railway in the early 1950s, climbed every mountain over 4000 feet in N.H. with his wife and attained the 4000 footer club certificate. Ed shared his love for the North Country with the Boy Scouts, children, grandchildren, and ex­tended family, by leading hikes through the trails he so enjoyed.

Ed was involved in community activities in Milford, including vol­unteering at the Milford Historical Society, the Knights of Columbus, the Boy Scouts of America, and Hollis Beaverbrook Association Trail Crew. He enjoyed woodworking, history, and the family pets.

Mr. Carey is sur­vived by Louie D. (Carlisle} Carey, his wife of 65 years, his children, Kath­leen Carey and Jules Rousseau of Northfield, Loui Welby of Peter­borough, Mary Carey of Natick, MA, James Carey and Stella Ko of Acton, MA, JC Car­ey of Albany, NY, and his beloved grandchildren, Jenifer Trottier, Charlotte and Michael O’Neal, Mary Welby, Madeleine Carey, Isabel Carey, cousins, and many nieces and nephews living all across this coun­try.

A Mass of Celebration of his life will be held Monday, Nov. 21 at 11:00 a.m. at Havenwood Audi­torium at 33 Christian Av­enue, Concord, N.H.

In lieu of flowers, dona­tions may be made to the Alzheimer’s Association (166 South River #201, Bed­ford, N.H. 03110, or www. alz.org/MANH) and the Resident Support Fund of Havenwood & Heritage Heights (33 Christian Ave, Concord, N.H. 03301).