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).