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Bertha M. "Betty" Thornton Carey
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Birth: May 11, 1927
Brookton
Washington County
Maine, USA
Death: Sep. 27, 2003
Lincoln
Penobscot County
Maine, USA

Bangor Daily News
Bangor, Maine
September 29, 2003
p. B7

BERTHA M. 'BETTY' CAREY

LINCOLN -- Bertha M. 'Betty' Carey, 76, wife of the late James Carey, died Sept. 27, 2003 at a Lincoln hospital. She was born May 11, 1927 in Brookton, the daughter of Irving G. and Beryl D. (Lyon) Thornton.

Betty was a graduate of Lee Academy and worked at Bailey Drug Store and JJ Newberry. She enjoyed knitting and had many many friends who cared for her during her illness, allowing her to stay in her home.

She is survived by three sons, Brian and his wife Linda of East Millinocket, Scott and his wife Rosemary of Lansing, Kan., and Kevin and his wife Debbie of Winn; one daughter, Kelly Smith and her husband Donnie of Milford; eight grandchildren, Patrick, Megan, James, Shawn, Chris and Jamie Carey and Melissa and Jason Smith; one brother, Vaughn Thornton of Greenville ; one sister, Hazel Noyes of Topsfield; several nieces and nephews. In addition to her husband James, she was predeceased by two sisters, Grace Thornton and Marjorie McNeil, and a brother, Wayne Thornton.

Graveside services will be held 11 a.m. Monday Sept. 29, 2003 at the Lincoln Cemetery with the Rev. Darrell Joiner officiating. In lieu of flowers, donations in her memory may be made to the Arthritis Foundation-Northern New England Chapter, 6 Chenell Dr., Suite 260, Concord, N.H. 03301. Arrangements with Clay Funeral Home, 7 Lee Rd., Lincoln 
 
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 Parents:
  Irving George Thornton (1880 - 1951)
  Beryl Dora Lyons Thornton (1893 - 1927)
 
 Spouse:
  James M. Carey (1916 - 1990)*
 
 Siblings:
  Hazel Leone Thornton Noyes (1912 - 2008)*
  Earl L. Thornton (1913 - 1913)*
  Grayce L. Thornton (1915 - 1934)*
  Wayne Porter Thornton (1922 - 2001)*
  Bertha M. Thornton Carey (1927 - 2003)
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Burial:
West Broadway Cemetery
Lincoln
Penobscot County
Maine, USA
 
Maintained by: D (Huntley) Carter
Originally Created by: RememberMe
Record added: Mar 10, 2012
Find A Grave Memorial# 86548265
Bertha M. Betty <i>Thornton</i> Carey
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