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Donald V. Carey

August 29, 1948 — April 29, 2020

Cut Bank

Donald Vincent Carey, 72, passed away Wednesday, April 29, 2020, at Benefis in Great Falls.

Don was born August 29, 1948 in Scranton, PA to Donald C. Carey of Geraldine and A. Grady of Dunmore.  He was educated in the Dunmore school system and attended Keystone College in LaPlume, PA.  Don served in the US Marines from 1968 to 1970.  He married Jacalyn L. Thackeray of Dodson, MT/Denver, CO in 1978.  They were united in marriage until her death in 2010.

Don worked at the Marriott Corp in Denver from 1978 to 1988 and then relocated to Cut Bank.  He was employed by the US Postal Service, retiring as Postmaster of the Blackfeet Indian Reservation in 2007. Don moved back to Cut Bank in 2009.

Don was preceded in death by his parents and wife.

Graveside services with military honors will be held Tuesday, July 21, at 10:00 AM at Crown Hill Cemetery.

“I love rifles, dogs, and pretty girls, but not in that order.” D.V. Carey

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