Laura Mae Cavey

Laura Mae Cavey


Laura Mae Cavey, age 85, of Hagerstown, Md., passed away peacefully, on Monday, September 12, 2022.

Born on November 8, 1936, in Staunton, Va., she was the daughter of the late Albert and Minnie Crone.

She was employed by Howard County (MD) Public Schools in food service management for many years followed by five years of employment at Volusia County (FL) Public Schools.

She was a member of St. Paul’s Lutheran Church in Funkstown, Md. She was a volunteer at the Funkstown Volunteer Fire Department.

She was the wife of E. Lee Cavey whom she married February 6, 1952, and who preceded her in death on May 19, 2014.

She is survived by three sons, Robert C. Cavey, and wife, Susan of Naples, Fla., Ronald A. Cavey, and wife, Karollynn of Hagerstown, Md., and John A. Cavey, and wife, Gwynne of Hancock, Md.; one daughter, Robin J. Cavey of Chillicothe, Ohio; one sister, Dorothy Carroll of Sykesville, Md.; two nieces, Tammy (Michael) Delph of West Friendship, Md., and Tina (Ronnie) Bernard of Woodbine, Md.; nine grandchildren, Kelly (Mark) Dowe, Nicholas Cavey, Virginia Bolena, Jeremy (Cyn) Cavey, Kathryn (Tim) Kalvig, Sara (Michael) Basanta, Matthew (Brittany) Cavey, Joshua (Valerie) Vincent, and Alexis (Nathaniel) Peacock; seventeen great-grandchildren and special friends Bill Burgan and Lynn Von Paris.

In addition to her parents and husband, she was preceded in death by one son, David L. Cavey and one daughter, Sharon J. Cavey.

A memorial service will be held on Friday, September 16, 2022, at 11 a.m., at St. Peter’s Catholic Church, 16 East High Street Hancock, Md. 21750. Deacon James Mason and Father Joseph Langan will officiate. Burial will be in the adjoining church cemetery.

Memorial contributions may be made in Laura’s name to Hospice of Washington County, 11370 Caring Pathway Lane Hagerstown, MD, 21742 or The Wells House, Inc., 124 E. Baltimore Street, Hagerstown, MD, 21740.

Funeral arrangements were entrusted to Grove Funeral Home 141 W. Main Street Hancock, MD 21750.

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