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Official Obituary of

Frances Helen Carey

January 26, 2023

Frances Carey Obituary

Frances Helen Carey entered into rest on January 26, 2023.  She was the beloved wife of the late Thomas F. Carey for 68 years.  Frances is survived by her daughters: P. Anne Carey of Phoenix, AZ (Ray Schwartz) and Nancy Weiss of Denver, CO (David), her grandchildren: Jason and Justin Millard, Travis Winter, Beth Federico, and Katie Braley, and her great grandchildren: Hunter, Ahvah, Lucy and Avery.  She is survived by sisters: Joan Doohan of N.Y. and Linda McMonigle of CT, brother George Budzinack of CT, and several nieces and nephews.  She was predeceased by her grandson Michael M. Weiss, brothers Clarence, Clayton, Donald, Kenneth, Wesley, Brendan, Gordon, and sister Leora Douglass Spring. 

Frances was a nurse for several years in Derby and Ansonia, CT and an active member of St. Mary’s Church in Derby.  She moved to Denver, CO with her husband in 1991 where she volunteered at Queen of Peace Parish and assisted with a health clinic housed at the Church for several years.  She has resided at Brookdale Assisted Living for the past 8 years where she was beloved by residents and staff.  She was also beloved by her children, grandchildren and great grandchildren and will be greatly missed.  A Mass of Christian Burial will be held Tuesday, June 20, 2023 at 11AM directly at St. Mary’s Church (Our Lady Queen of the Apostles Parish), Derby.  Interment will follow at Mt. St. Peter Cemetery, Derby.  The James T. Toohey & Son Funeral Home, 92 Howe Ave., Shelton has been entrusted with arrangements.  Memorial donations can be made to Brookdale Lowry Assisted Living, 150 Quebec St. Denver, CO 80230 or Health One Hospice and Family Care, 5600 S. Quebec St. Suite 375C, Greenwood Village 80111.  

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Mass of Christian Burial
June 20, 2023

11:00 AM
St. Mary's Church (Our Lady Queen of the Apostles Parish)
212 Elizabeth St.
Derby, CT 06418

June 20, 2023

12:00 PM
Mt. St. Peter Cemetery, Derby


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