Arthur C. Carey, Jr.

Born: Wed., Jul. 8, 1931
Died: Sun., Feb. 12, 2017


3:00 PM to 7:00 PM, Thu., Feb. 16, 2017
Location: Lehman, Reen, McNamara Funeral Home

Funeral Service

7:00 PM Thu., Feb. 16, 2017
Location: Lehman Reen McNamara Funeral Home

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"Acid Tongue", 85, of Worcester, formerly of Brighton and Needham, died peacefully at Lutheran Rehab & Skilled Care Center in Worcester on Sunday February 12, 2017 while being treated for complications to cancer. Arthur was born and raised in Brighton, son of the late Arthur and Dorothy (Murphy)Carey .

Arthur attended Brighton High School before enlisting in the United States Marine Corp. where he served active duty during the Korean War. After serving his country he became a proud member of Local 103, of the International Brotherhood of Electrical Workers (IBEW), where he worked for 37 years.  

He was a dear brother to Dorothy (Carey) Darwin and her late husband Richard Darwin of Andover, and survived by many nieces. Husband to the late Barbara (Schoener)Carey , and loving father to John and his wife Colleen Carey of Tacoma WA, Evelyn "Lyn" and her husband Michael Kayiales of Pembroke NH, Dorothy Carey of Brighton/Brookline, and William and his wife Mary Carey of Worcester. Beloved Grandfather "Bumpa" to Vanessa of Newton, Caitlin, and Sean Carey of Tacoma WA, Robert Carey, James Rosenbauer, and Kayla Piccarreto all of Brighton, and Michael, Kyle, Matthew Robinson, and Shane Carey all of Worcester.

Visiting Hours in the Lehman Reen & McNamara Funeral Home Thursday February 16th from 3-7 pm.  Followed by a Prayer Service at 7 pm.  Relatives and friends are kindly invited to attend.  Interment Private.  

In lieu of flowers, donations can be made to the MSPCA Angell Fund  By making an Honor of Tribute gift in his name to help the animals (cats being his favorite). or by mail to 350 South Huntington Ave Jamaica Plain MA 02130.

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Joe Terrio
   Posted Wed February 15, 2017

Very sorry to hear about your Dad, I am overseas but wanted to send my sympathy, sorry I will not be able to pay my respects in person.

My condolences
Joe Terrio

kevin connolly
   Posted Thu February 16, 2017
sorry to hear of your fathers passing. may he rest in peace.

Bonnie Montgomery
   Posted Thu February 16, 2017
Dear Billy,
I am saddened to hear that your father has passed away. May he rest in peace. After knowing him for over twenty years I am very sorry that I did not have a chance to say goodbye.
Please accept my heartfelt condolences.