Helen M. Carey

October 20, 1929
- February 12, 2004

MILO - Helen M. Carey, 74, wife of Herbert Carey, died Feb. 12, 2004, at a Dover-Foxcroft hospital. She was born Oct. 20, 1929, in Milo, the oldest daughter of Charles E. and Grace (Day) Doble. Helen was a schoolteacher in the Milo area for nearly 40 years. She was devoted to her profession and her excellence as an educator touched the lives of thousands of former students. In her retirement she enjoyed traveling with her husband, creating beautiful hooked rugs, and spending time with her family and friends, especially at Schoodic Lake. She was a member of Delta Kappa Gamma, Piscataquis Retired Teachers Association, the Milo Garden Club, and a trustee of the Milo Public Library. She is survived by her loving husband of more than 50 years, Herbert; two sons, Russell and his wife, Vikki, of Milo, and Michael and his wife, Cindy, of Salinas, Calif.; her mother, Grace Doble of Milo; her brother, John Doble of Baltimore, Md.; two sisters, Martha Klein of Buffalo, N.Y., Patricia Leonard of Milo; five loving grandchildren, Jessica, Alyson, Ian, Justin and Brittany; three great-grandchildren, Will, John, and Ainsley. Graveside services in Evergreen Cemetery will be held in the spring. Those who wish may make memorial contributions to the Milo Public Library, 4 Pleasant St., Milo, ME 04463. Arrangements are in the care of the Lary Funeral Home.

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