Obituary of Carlene Fay
Born in Brooklyn, NY in 1949, Carlene Fay passed away peacefully at RI Hospital on Tuesday, May 8, 2018 with her devoted husband of 40 years, Edward Fay, at her side after suffering a complication of Parkinson's disease. She leaves behind her husband, Ed, daughter and son and law Meghan and Ryan Wood and their daughters Morgan and Marielle, son and daughter in law James and Mara Fay and their daughter Emma, plus a brother, sisters, nieces, nephews and friends.
Carlene studied art in NY, earning a degree in commercial art. She then departed on a seafaring career enjoying several years in the Mediterranean and Caribbean Sea. She returned to Newport in the mid 70's, met and married Edward Fay and happily raised her family, her greatest joy. She loved spending time with her children and granddaughters and enjoying her garden. Her kindness, good hearted spirit and humor will be greatly missed.
Services will be private.
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