Carol McVey (FLORENCE, S.C.)

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FLORENCE, S.C. - Carol Ann Andersen McVey, 67, of Florence, died Sunday, May 27, 2007 in a local hospital after an illness. Mrs. McVey was born in Elizabeth, New Jersey, the daughter of the late Robert and Amelia Federico Andersen. She graduated with a Bachelor of Science Degree from Rutgers University, earned her Master's Degree from the University of South Carolina, and then earned her PhD from the University of South Carolina in Math Education. She retired in 2004, after 32 years, as a Math Professor with Florence-Darlington Technical College. Mrs. McVey was the President of REAJ Corporation, the President of GAJAER Corporation, the District Administrative Officer for the US Power Squadron, the Past Commander of Swamp Fox Power Squadron, a member of the National Publication Committee, a member of St. Anthony's Catholic Church, a member of the Florence Women's Club, and a member of the Florence Country Club. Surviving include her husband, James Richard McVey of the home; children, James Richard (Laura) McVey of Duncan, S.C. and Carolann McVey (Ray) Smith of Augusta, Ga.; brothers, Robert Andersen of West Hebron, N.Y. and Victor Andersen of Williamsburg, Va.; six grandchildren, Rebecca Smith, Alex Smith, Elise McVey, James McVey, III, Aimee McVey, and Geoff McVey. A mass of Christian Burial will be said at 11:00 a.m. on Thursday, May 31, 2007 at St. Anthony's Catholic Church. Entombment will follow at the Florence Memorial Gardens Mausoleum directed by Stoudenmire-Dowling Funeral Home of Florence. Memorials may be made to the American Cancer Society, 1599 Clifton Road, N.E., Atlanta, Ga. 30329 or to St. Anthony's Catholic Church, 2536 Hoffmeyer Road, Florence, S.C. 29501. A Christian Wake Service will be held at 7:00 p.m. on Wednesday, May 30, 2007 in the funeral home chapel. The family will receive friends until 9:00 p.m. Sign the guestbook at AugustaChronicle.com

The Augusta Chronicle-May 29, 2007


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