Lillian Carey, a lifelong Port Washington resident, died peacefully on Monday, Jan. 24, 2011.
Carey is survived by two sisters, a brother-in-law and many nieces, nephews, grand-nieces and grand-nephews. She was known by her relatives as a loving woman who was extremely devoted to her family and her church, . She hosted many family gatherings, especially on holidays, said her great-niece, Allison Gomez.
"She was the kindest person you would ever meet," Gomez said. "She would do anything for you – and never once thought about what was best for her, only what was best for the people around her."
Carey's wake will he held at from 2 p.m. to 4 p.m. and from 7 p.m. to 9 p.m. on Tuesday, Feb 1. A funeral mass will be held Wed., Feb. 2, at 10:30 a.m. at . The burial will be at Mt. St. Mary Cemetery, 17200 Booth Memorial Avenue in Flushing, Queens.