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112 West King Street
P.O. Box 336
Shippensburg, PA 17257
Phone: 717-532-2211
Fax: 717-532-8471
Ernest Carey

Ernest "Lee" Carey

Wednesday, October 19th, 1938 - Wednesday, March 11th, 2020
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Ernest “Lee” Carey, 81, a resident at the Orrstown Personal Care Home, passed away on Wednesday, March 11, 2020 at the Chambersburg Hospital.

Born Wednesday, October 19, 1938 in Shippensburg, he was a son of the late Lawrence and Minerva D. Ingram Carey.

Lee was a graduate of the Shippensburg High School. He retired as Plant Manager from the former Hoffman Mills, Shippensburg. He was also owner/operator of Carey’s Gun Shop in Mainsville for a number of years.
Lee was an avid golfer and enjoyed hunting and bowling.

He is survived by one daughter, Julie Carey (husband Robert) Boggs, Shippensburg; two sons, Jeff W. (wife Martha) Carey, Sebastian, FL. and Tom E. (wife Terri) Carey, Shippensburg; one sister, Patricia Ann (husband Ronald) Frey, Shippensburg; five grandchildren; and eight great grandchildren.

In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by his wife, Dolores Gilbert Carey, who passed away October 7, 2017. Five siblings are also deceased.

Funeral services will be held Tuesday, March 17, 2020 at 11:00 a.m. in the Fogelsanger-Bricker Funeral Home & Crematorium Inc., with the Rev. Donald L. Herb officiating. Burial will be in Parklawns Memorial Gardens. A viewing will be held one hour prior to the service at the funeral home.

In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to the Orrstown Personal Care Home, 3329 Orrstown Road, Orrstown, PA 17244.

Online condolences may be expressed at www.fogelsanger-brickerfuneralhome.com.
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  • Visitation

    Tuesday, March 17th, 2020 | 10:00am - 11:00am
    When
    Tuesday, March 17th, 2020 10:00am - 11:00am
    Location
    Fogelsanger-Bricker Funeral Home & Crematorium, Inc.
    Address
    112 West King St.
    SHIPPENSBURG, PA 17257
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  • Service

    Tuesday, March 17th, 2020 | 11:00am
    When
    Tuesday, March 17th, 2020 11:00am
    Location
    Fogelsanger-Bricker Funeral Home & Crematorium, Inc.
    Address
    112 West King St.
    SHIPPENSBURG, PA 17257
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    Officiant
    Pastor Donald L. Herb
  • Interment

    Location
    Parklawns Memorial Gardens
    Address
    3218 Philadelphia Avenue
    chambersburg, PA 17201
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Bud Carey

Posted at 09:00pm
Sad to see him go. My brothers and I used to visit his gun shop. Since our last name is Carey, he used to give us 'the family discount'. We would always joke about that when we stopped there. He was a good guy. I stopped at a yard sale there years later and bought the 'Carey's Gun Shop ' sign, which I still have and wanted to keep in the family. Him and his wife were nice people. Bud Carey
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