2011-09-15 / Obituaries

Mark E. Carey

Mark Edward Carey, 50, a resident of Canyon, passed away at John Muir Hospital in Walnut Creek, on Wednesday, Sept. 7.

Mark was born in Stillwater, Okla. on Nov. 8, 1960. His childhood was spent living on various Air Force Bases in the US and in Germany, then he and his family eventually resided in Mariposa, where Mark graduated from Mariposa County High School, class of 1980.

Mark was a very friendly, funny and stubborn person who loved being with family and friends. His favorite pastimes included listening to his police scanner, watching his vast movie collection and listening to his favorite albums on his turntable.

Mark is survived by his mother, Deanna Cramer Abbott and her husband Mike Abbott; sisters, Lauri and her husband Doc Kanarowski, Ann and her husband Ethan Allen, and Kathy Carey; and his brother Dave Carey. Mark's younger brother, Matt, preceded him in death in 1986. Close family members include six nephews, six nieces and two grandnieces.

Services will be private. He was loved by all who knew him. His family and friends will miss him dearly.

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This makes me sad. I am happy

This makes me sad. I am happy for him as I knowhe is in Heaven. I loveall of you!

I am so sorry to hear about

I am so sorry to hear about Mark. I have very fond memories of all the time spent with your family and I hope your memories will comfort you at this time. My love to you all.

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