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Dorothy R. (King) Carey

Family & friends are invited to attend visiting hours on Sunday, October 25th from 4:00 p.m. to 8:00p.m. pm in the Vertuccio & Smith, Cary, DorothyHome for Funerals, 773 Broadway (Rte. 107), REVERE, for Dorothy R. (King) Carey, who died following a brief illness on Monday, October 19th at the Rosewood Nursing & Rehabilitation Center of Peabody. Her funeral will be conducted from the funeral home on Monday, October 26th at 9:30 a.m., followed by the Funeral Mass in the Immaculate Conception Church (Corner of Beach St. & Winthrop Ave.), REVERE at 10:30 a.m.

She was born in Revere & lived her entire life in Revere, the last 53 years of which were spent at Point of Pines. Mrs. Carey graduated from I.C. High School in 1937, and shortly there after began working as a secretary in Boston.  However, after marrying Raymond E. Carey Jr., began raising her family of four. Mrs. Carey, was about family & the enjoyment of their presence. Her late husband, Raymond E. Carey Jr. was co-founder & operator of “KELLY’s” on REVERE BEACH and his father, the late Raymond E. Carey, Sr. was one of REVERE’s most popular Mayors. She was a long-time member of the Revere Women’s Club & a devotee of the former St. John Vianney Church in Point of Pines, Revere. Mrs. Carey has been hailed as a “woman of grace & style”, not only for her elegant persona, but for her striking appearance.

She is the devoted mother of, Maryellen Tortolano & her husband, Francis of Danvers, Raymond E. Carey, III & his wife, Dianne of Marblehead, Kathleen M. Barnes of Newton, NH., & Kevin M. Carey & his wife, Elizabeth of Manchester-by-the-Sea. She also leaves, her 10 adoring grandchildren & 17 great-grandchildren. Interment will be in Puritan Lawn Memorial Park, Peabody.


Visiting Hours

Sunday, October 25th from 4:00 p.m. – 8:00 p.m.

Funeral Mass

Monday, October 26th at 10:30 a.m. in Immaculate Conception Church, Revere


Puritan Lawn Memorial Park, Peabody

In lieu of flowers, remembrances may be made to, My Brother’s Table , 98 Willow St., Lynn, MA 01901 or to LIFE CHOICE HOSPICE, 790 Turnpike St., Suite 302, No. Andover, MA 01845.

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  1. Lorraine "Buffy' Rebidue
    Oct 26 2015

    Ellen and the whole family… sorry for your loss!! I have so many great memories of your grandmother and grandfather and they were so kind to my Dad and our family! What kind and generous people they were and I am happy to have known them! Take care and let the happy memories help ease the pain of your loss! <3

  2. Joe Marcinkowski
    Oct 24 2015

    Ray, Kevin and the entire Carey Family sorry for your loss. May your mom rest in peace with your dad.

  3. Patricia Buchanan
    Oct 22 2015

    It is a hard thing to lose a parent, regardless of age. My sincere sympathies to Kevin and his family.

  4. Nancee (Chalifour) Caughey
    Oct 22 2015

    My thoughts and prayers are with you all. She was indeed “a woman of grace and style”. Glad she is with Papa now. Love to all!

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