Margaret Ann Carey, devoted homemaker

April 3, 2013

Margaret Ann (Burton) Carey, 82 of Lewes, passed away Monday, April 1, 2013, at the Delaware Hospice Center in Milford.

She was born Jan. 22, 1931, in Rehoboth Beach, daughter of the late Zed Burton and Sarah (Warrington) Burton. She was also predeceased by her husband Francis E. Carey in 2004; brother John Burton; and sister Phyllis Loveland.

Mrs. Carey was a devoted homemaker, however, over the years she had worked at different positions with Graves, Foxes, and Beauchamps, all of whom were former clothing retail establishments in Lewes. She enjoyed spending time with family and friends, also camping, walking the mall, listening to country music, collecting lighthouses and watching figure skating.

Surviving are son Milton Francis Carey and wife Jane of Milton; granddaughter Angela Carey and boyfriend Jay Jones and grandson Stephen Carey and girlfriend Krista WIlliams all of Milton; great-grandsons Leonard "Lenny" Williams and Jack Carey both of Milton; sisters-in-law Bertha Bent of St. Petersburg, Fla. and Maxine Burton of Norfolk, Va.; brother-in-law Russell "Ike" Einherst of St. Petersburg; and many nieces and nephews.

Funeral services will be held at 1 p.m., Friday, April 5, at Parsell Funeral Homes & Crematorium, Atkins-Lodge Chapel, 16961 Kings Highway Lewes, with the Rev. Dr. Dianne Henry officiating, where friends may call beginning at noon. Interment will follow in St. Peter's Cemetery, Pilottown Road, Lewes.

In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be sent to Lewes Volunteer Fire Department Inc., PO Box 225, Lewes, DE 19958.