Rose Carey

Born: Tue., Aug. 31, 1937
Died: Sat., Jun. 25, 2016

Recitation of the Rosary

9:30 AM Tue., Jul. 05, 2016
Location: St. Andrew's Church

Memorial Mass

10:00 AM Tue., Jul. 05, 2016
Location: St. Andrew's Church

Lunch Following Service

Location: St. Andrew's Church


2:00 PM Tue., Jul. 05, 2016
Location: Hermiston Cemetery

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Rose Carey

August 31, 1937 – June 25, 2016

Rose Carey, longtime Pendleton resident died Saturday, June 25, 2016, at St. Mary Medical Center in Walla Walla, WA.  She was 78 years old.

A recitation of the rosary will be held at 9:30 a.m. Tuesday, July 5, 2016, at St. Andrew’s Mission, followed by memorial mass.  A reception will follow at 11:00 a.m. in the mission hall. Burial will be in the Hermiston Cemetery at 2:00 p.m..  Donations may be made in Rose’s honor to St. Andrew’s Mission, 40822 St. Andrew’s Road, Pendleton, OR.  Sign the online condolence book at  Burns Mortuary of Pendleton handled arrangements.

Rose was raised on the family farm in Boardman, OR.  She attended Boardman Public Schools graduating from high school in 1955.  She then attended Marylhurst College in Portland for a year.  Rose married Bill in 1960 and started their family in Pendleton, OR.  Rose was employed at Jaynes Business Machines and U.S. Bank in her early years.  She then worked as the catalog supervisor at J.C. Penny’s. She retired in 2006 after 25 plus years. She lived her life as a devoted Catholic and often prayed for others. Rose was the glue that held her family together. She was a humble, loving, devoted mother, grandmother, and wife.  Her pride and joy was her children, grandchildren, and great-grandchildren.

Rose enjoyed the outdoors, camping, walking, and gardening. She enjoyed being the host for all the family gatherings and holidays. She also had a passion for cooking and spending time with her family. She loved visiting the Coast. She found herself reading in her spare time, as well as telling stories about her childhood. Everyone who was close to Rose knew she had indescribable sense of humor that would cause everyone around her to laugh and smile. Her humor often reflected her strong political views. She faced pulmonary fibrosis with great courage and strength

She is survived by her husband- Bill of Pendleton; sister Bea Ledbetter of Pendleton; brother Peter Cassidy of Morgan Hill, CA; sons: Patrick of Pendleton, and Daniel of Meacham, OR; daughters: Jeanette (Bill Thomas) of Pendleton; Chris Gilman (Tim) of Boise, ID; and Ann Zyph (Bill) of Pendleton; grandchildren: Chad Thomas, Renee Hilderbrand, Shelby Carey, Sierra Carey, Colton Carey, Chyenne Carey, Ryan Carey, Kimmy Carey, Tyler Zyph, Caitlin Zyph, Ian Gilman and Cassidy Gilman, great- grandchildren; Shaelee, Aden, Jace, Cade, Emmalyn Hilderbrand, Brittany and  Ryker Thomas, Lannie Carey, and Alex Warneking.

She was preceded in death by her parents Michael & Marie Cassidy, a brother Michael Cassidy and a sister Ellen Nooy.

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   Posted Mon June 27, 2016
My deepest condolences to the Carey family. Dan you are such a special person and you and your mom had a wonderful relationship. You are in my thoughts and prayers.

Don and Judy LeGore
   Posted Mon June 27, 2016
So sorry for you loss of your mother.May your memories of her comfort you Danny and your family.. Please know that many caring thoughts are with you..Take Care, Don and Judy

Dave & Shirley Newman
   Posted Tue June 28, 2016
Billy, Ann, Tyler, and Caitlin:
Our thoughts and prayers are with all of you at this tragic time. We are thinking about all of you. May she rest in peace.

Jeanne Daly
   Posted Tue June 28, 2016
You and your family are in my prayers.

Peter Cassidy
   Posted Fri July 01, 2016
Our sympathy to

Our condolences to Bea,Peter & all of Rose,s family.
From cousin Peter Cassidy & all the family in Ireland

eleventh hour warrior
   Posted Thu July 07, 2016
We are so very sorry for your loss you are in our hearts and prayers.

Beth Brouillard RN
   Posted Tue July 12, 2016
Dear Carey Family: Unable to attend services I wanted you all to know how glad I was to know and help care for your Mom, and wife, in your home...... and got to know briefly how loving and caring you were to her in many instances and difficult circumstances. May you let Christ give you peace and comfort through these difficult times, and always know, how beloved we are to the family of God.

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