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Rev. Dr. William Carey Harvey

July 6, 1922 - January 11, 2017
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Rev. Dr. William Carey Harvey, age 94 of Halifax, NS, passed away January 11, 2017, at the Harbourview Lodge, Sheet Harbour. Born in Dundee, Scotland, he was the son of Reverend Thomas Harvey and Elizabeth MacBride. He was a veteran of the Second World War and served in India with the Royal Air Force. Married to Fran (Ryder) in 1950, in Dublin, Ireland, they immigrated to Canada in 1952, to rural New Brunswick. He served over 60 years of Ministry with his last church being First Baptist Halifax from 1964-1988. He loved to spend his free time at his cottage at Toney River which he built, and countless hours doing Volunteer work with...
Rev. Dr. William Carey Harvey, age 94 of Halifax, NS, passed away January 11, 2017, at the Harbourview Lodge, Sheet Harbour. Born in Dundee, Scotland, he was the son of Reverend Thomas Harvey and Elizabeth MacBride.

He was a veteran of the Second World War and served in India with the Royal Air Force.

Married to Fran (Ryder) in 1950, in Dublin, Ireland, they immigrated to Canada in 1952, to rural New Brunswick. He served over 60 years of Ministry with his last church being First Baptist Halifax from 1964-1988. He loved to spend his free time at his cottage at Toney River which he built, and countless hours doing Volunteer work with Canadian Forces Chaplaincy. He was a proud member of the Masons and the Scottish Rite.
Carey dearly loved his family who will miss him greatly.

He is survived by his daughters, Deirdre, Sheila (Alexis) Fortier, Rosemary (Blair) Carter, Marion (Robert) Strange; grandchildren, Simon, Patrick, Selina Fortier; Victoria, Nicole, Caroline Carter; Ben, Luke, Jack, Ryder Strange.

He is predeceased by his wife, Frances.

Visitation will be held at J.A. Snow Funeral Home, 339 Lacewood Drive, Halifax from 6-8 on January 15, 2017. Funeral service will be held at First Baptist Church, Halifax on January 16, 2017 at 11am.

In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the Alzheimer's Society or the First Baptist Church, Halifax. Our deepest appreciation to the staff and nurses at Harbourview Lodge.

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"My sympathy to all the Harvey sisters. I have lovely memories of your Dad and your Mom (and all of you) from your days spent in Toney River. I believe your..." Beverly (Bain) Patterson (Toney River, NS)

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