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WINDHAM - Carlee B. Feeney of Windham, devoted mother, grandmother and friend, of Windham passed away peacefully at home surrounded by her family on June 2, 2016 after a long and courageous battle with cancer.

Born, raised and educated in Jonesport, Carlee was the daughter of the late Arlin and Adeline Kent Beal. Carlee and her late husband, Hayden O. Feeney moved to southern Maine in 1961. Carlee worked for GTE Sylvania for many years and worked as an award-winning Merchandiser for American Greetings until her retirement.

Carlee loved the New England Patriots, politics, gardening and was a talented ceramicist, as well as a life-long advocate for animal welfare.

Carlee is survived by her three daughters, Carmen Feeney-Alley and her husband Rock of Jonesport, Crystal Feeney and Chad Bachelder of Bridgton, and Kelley Feeney of Windham; her two grand children whom she adored, Kayley Walker of Windham, and Douglas Banks, Jr. of Naples; brother, Napoleon Beal of Jonesport; two sisters, Jane Johnson and husband Clifford of Jonesport, and Christine Alley and husband Allan of Jonesport; two brother-in-laws, Robert Feeney and wife Gloria of Jonesport, and Ernest Lamson of Buxton; many nieces and nephews; as well as many dear friends and neighbors. Carlee was preceded by her beloved husband, Hayden O. Feeney; her sister, Leona Lamson; two sister-in-laws, Bernadette Beal and Lucille Hershoff; and two brother-in-laws, Darrell Feeney and Leland Feeney.

The family would like to thank the wonderful oncology staff and all who cared for Carlee at both Mercy and the VNA for helping Carlee live out her remaining years with grace and dignity, while maintaining her independence, kindness and sense of humor. Carlee was a true embodiment of strength and resiliency.

Visiting hours will held at Dolby Funeral Chapel at 434 River Road in Windham on Monday, June 6th beginning at 2pm, followed by funeral services at 4pm officiated by Pastor Greg Breeden of Northside Baptist Church in Windham. There will also be a graveside service at Greenwood Cemetery in Jonesport on Tuesday, June 7th at 1pm. Donations can be made in Carlee's memory to the Yankee Chihuahua Rescue and Adoption Center (3 Ferguson Lane, Sandown, NH 03873). To express condolences or participate in Carlee's online tribute visit www.dolbyfuneralchapels.com
Published on  June 6, 2016
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