Of North Andover, formerly of Saugus-Age 80, passed peacefully on Tuesday, August 23rd. She was the beloved wife of Ret. Saugus Police Chief Edward J. Felix with whom she shared 54 years of marriage.
Born in Malden, Mrs. Felix was the daughter of the late Edward and Margaret (Sonier) Carye. A longtime resident of Saugus before moving to N. Andover two years ago, Carole was a waitress at the Hilltop for over 30 years. She loved visiting casinos and has been on over 30 cruises. She was a devoted mother and homemaker who was a great cook. She loved playing Nintendo with her grandchildren and great grandchildren who were the apple of her eye.
In addition to her husband, Mrs. Felix is survived by her three children, Lisa Felix of Boxford, Ret. State Police Major John “Brian” McHale and his wife Corinne of Dracut, and David Felix of Burlington; eight grandchildren, Laura Marchetti-Owen, Anthony Marchetti, Sarah Marchetti, Thomas Shidlow, Amanda Alexander, Nicole Sforza-Maggiore, Mario Sforza, and Jaclyn Sforza and nine great grandchildren; two brothers, Edward Carye of Whitman and Bruce Carye of Lynnfield; and her sister-in-law, Lorraine McLean of Georgetown. She was predeceased by her sister Christine Flannagan.
Relatives and friends attended visiting hours in the Bisbee-Porcella Funeral Home, Saugus on Friday, August 26th. A funeral service was held in the funeral home on Saturday.
In lieu of flowers, donations in Carole’s memory may be made to St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital at stjude.org.