In Memory of



Obituary for Jeanne Carey

Jeanne Marie Carey (née Manneke), a resident of Chatham, passed peacefully at the age of 89 on Saturday, 22 February 2020 surrounded by her children and grandchildren. Born in Saint Boniface, Manitoba on 27 April 1930 to the late Mathew and Catalijnta Manneke (nee Goossen). Much beloved wife of the late Clayton Carey (1920-1998) and mother to Debbie Baillargeon (Paul), Dianna Carey (Dave Tetreault), Dennis Carey (Sharon Nissen), James Carey (Karen), Shawn Carey (Tasha), and the late Clayton Carey Jr. Loving grandmother of James (Brenna), Mathew, Jacques, Jason, Steven, Kyle, Alyssa, and Dustyn, and great grandchildren Jeffrey, Dylan, and Kylie Carey, and Mattesen Smith, and step-grandchildren Bailey, Rachel, and Emily Pickard, and David Baillargeon. Jeanne worked alongside Clayton to build and maintain the family business, Clayt Carey Electric Sewer Service. She was happiest when embracing her passion for the arts, as shown in her many paintings, poems, and her beautiful flower gardens. She will be forever remembered as a loving and endlessly supportive wife, mother, grandmother, and great-grandmother who always put her family first. In accordance with her wishes Jeanne will be honoured privately. Those wishing to make a memorial contribution are asked to consider Pet and Wildlife Rescue (PAWR) at 405 Park Ave in Chatham.