Steven B. Carey, 53
LYNN — Steven B. “Steve” Carey, age 53 and lifelong resident of Lynn, died on Wednesday, Feb. 6, 2019 at the Kaplan Family Hospice House in Danvers, surrounded by his loving family following a courageous and lengthy battle with cancer. He was the loving and devoted partner of Nancy Keen.
Born in Lynn in 1965, Steve was the son of the late William R. and Theresa E. (Perlino) Carey. He was raised and educated in Lynn and graduated from Lynn English High School in 1983. Following graduation, he joined the Army National Guard and following his honorable discharge, he returned to Lynn and attended Salem State College.
Steve was a regional director for Parkland Studios for more than 10 years and traveled extensively while with them. He was owner/photographer of Picture Perfect Studios in Peabody and later worked as a supervisor for Paradise Construction of Swampscott and in the construction field for many years.
Steve was a star athlete at Lynn English, excelling at baseball and hockey and in his younger years at Lynn Shore Little League, Babe Ruth and the Lynn Chiefs Hockey. He was an avid skier and enjoyed playing golf. He enjoyed traveling, spending time at Short Beach in Nahant and was the ultimate family man. He was a loving partner, father, grandfather, brother, uncle and friend, and will remembered fondly by all who knew him.
In addition to his loving partner Nancy of 19 years, Steve is survived by his beloved daughter, Kasilyn Damon and her husband Scott of Lebanon, Maine; his cherished granddaughters, Mya and Lexi and expected grandson Leo Steven Damon; his loving brothers, William “Billy” Carey and his wife Colleen of North Carolina and Bruce Carey and his wife Diane of Andover; his mother-in-law and father-in-law, Nina and Daniel “Timmy” O’Connor of Nahant; and his many nieces, nephews, cousins and close friends. In addition to his parents, he was predeceased by his sister Andrea Carey in 2015.
Service information: A funeral service will be held on Sunday, Feb. 10, 2019 in the SOLIMINE Funeral Home, 67 Ocean St. (Route 1A), Lynn, at 4 p.m. Relatives and friends are respectfully invited to attend. Visitation will be prior to the service from 1-4 p.m. In lieu of flowers, donations in Steve’s memory may be made to Kaplan family Hospice House, 78 Liberty St., Danvers, MA 01923. Directions and online guestbook at www.solimine.com.