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Mary A. (Dwyer) Carey

March 8, 2020


Mary (Dwyer) Carey of Needham, MA passed away unexpectedly on March 8, 2020. Born in Dorchester, MA she was the daughter of Joseph and Teresa (Adan) Dwyer, and wife of the late Richard J. Carey of South Boston. Mary was the sister of the late Richard Dwyer and is survived by her sister Eileen T. Wilson. She was the loving mother of Marie Carey (Kevin Powers) Scituate, MA, Richard J. Carey, Quincy, MA and Paul J. Carey, (Barry Pike) Boston, MA. She was an adoring grandmother to her two grandsons Dean T. Powers and Brent M. Powers. Mary was a 1954 graduate of St Gregory High School in Dorchester, MA and a 1958 graduate of her beloved Emmanuel College in Boston, MA. She earned a Masters degree in education. As a young mother she volunteered her time for organizations for families with children with physical and mental health challenges. She was principal owner and chairwoman of Consolidated Brick, Inc. of Avon MA for the past 16 years until the time of her death. Mary was a devoted daughter, sister, wife, mother and grandmother who loved her family, the beach and playing bridge. She was an inspiration to many. Her generous spirit and kindness will be missed. Visiting hours will be held on Wed. March 11 from 4-7pm at Eaton Funeral Home, 1351 Highland Ave. Needham, MA with a Memorial Mass will be held on Thursday March 12 at 10 am at St. Joseph Church, 1360 Highland Ave. Needham MA. In lieu of flowers donations may be made in Mary’s memory to Avow Foundation (hospice) 1095 Whipporwill Lane, Naples, FL 34105 and the American Cancer Society at

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March 11, 2020

4:00 PM to 7:00 PM
Eaton Funeral Home
1351 Highland Avenue
Needham, MA 02492

Memorial Mass
March 12, 2020

10:00 AM
St. Joseph Church
1360 Highland Avenue
Needham, MA 02492

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