Nelson O. Carey – Blackstone

Nelson O. Carey – Blackstone

Nelson O. Carey, 81, of Williams St. passed away Thursday, November 21, 2019, at home.

He was the husband of the late Helen Carey, and the late Yvonne Carey. Nelson was born in Woonsocket a son of the late Nelson and Simone (Lamothe) Carey.

Nelson was a U.S. Army veteran, and later worked as a plant foreman, and sales for Franklin Paint Co. for over 55 years retiring in 2012. He was an avid fan of the Patriots, Red Sox, and Boston Bruins.

He is survived by his son, Michael Carey, and his wife, Elaine, of Woonsocket; his sister, Claire Savoie, and her husband, Leo, of North Carolina; and several nieces and nephews. Nelson was also the brother of the late Robert “Pee-Wee” Carey.

His funeral will be held Tuesday, December 3, at 9 a.m., from the Fournier & Fournier Funeral Home, 463 South Main St, Woonsocket, with a Mass of Christian Burial at 10 a.m., in All Saints Church, Rathbun St. Burial with military honors will follow in St. Stanislaus Cemetery, Blackstone. Visitation will be Monday, Dec. 2, from 5 to 7 p.m.

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