Beatrice Carey Obituary

Beatrice M. Carey
Beatrice M. Carey

April 17, 1929 - October 9, 2019
Born in New London, CT
Resided in Waterford, Connecticut


Beatrice Carey
Waterford- Beatrice M. Carey, age 90, of Waterford, died on October 9, 2019 at her home.
She was born in New London on April 17, 1929, the daughter of the late Lexie Bennett Saunders and Joseph Sanders. She married George F. Carey on September 20, 1952. He predeceased her on September 25, 1993. She was also predeceased by her sister Arlene Stoffel on January 3, 2012.
Bea was a 1942 graduate of St. Mary’s School in New London, and a 1946 graduate of the former Williams Memorial Institute. She was an active member of the ’46 senior committee.
Bea was a communicant of St. Paul Church, Waterford, and worked with their CCD program for many years. She retired in January 1994, last employed as Secretary to the Detective Division of the Waterford Police Department. Bea was an avid reader, and Tuesdays, since 1946, were reserved for her sewing/knitting club group consisting of family members and friends. She was known for her “Santa” Christmas stockings.
Bea is survived by two sons, Kevin and his wife Sook Young of Salem, and Paul of Waterford; two daughters, Cynthia Hotsky and her husband Jeff of Waterford; Anne Carey of Waterford. She is also survived by three grandchildren, Carey and Jacob Hotsky and Olivia Carey. She has three sisters, Marion DeVivo of Mystic; Mildred Whipple of Gales Ferry, and Gladys Chase of Waterford.
The funeral procession will assemble at 9:15 AM on Saturday, October 12th at the Thomas L. Neilan & Sons Funeral Home, 12 Ocean Ave., New London, and proceed to a Mass of Christian Burial to be celebrated in St. Paul Church, Waterford at 10 AM. Interment will follow in St. Mary Cemetery. Calling hours are Friday from 5-8 PM. Gifts in memory of Mrs. Carey can be made to St. Paul Church for the religious education of children. Condolences may be shared on Bea’s memorial page at





Calling Hours
Thomas L. Neilan & Sons Funeral Home
12 Ocean Avenue
New London, CT US 06320
Friday, October 11, 2019
5:00 PM - 8:00 PM
Mass of Christian Burial
St. Paul Church
170 Rope Ferry Road
Waterford, Connecticut 06385
Saturday, October 12, 2019
10:00 AM
St. Mary Cemetery
Jefferson Ave
New London, CT US 06320
Saturday, October 12, 2019

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