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Obituary for Carole Gay Dickey (Walsh)

Carole G. (Walsh) Dickey, of Westerly, went home to be with the Lord on Sunday, July 2, 2023.

Carole grew up in Connecticut and spent the majority of her life in Rhode Island. After completing her Bachelor's Degree, Carole became a Registered Nurse. Carole loved taking care of people and did so working as a nurse at Westerly Hospital for over 30 years. There are so many people who will remember her for this special gift.

Carole is survived by her daughters, Carolyn Dickey and Lisa Grimshaw; grandchildren, Kyle Everett, Rachel Dickey Everett Cardinal, Avalon Tortora, Austin Tortora, Alden Tortora and Kaitlin Dickey; and four great-grandchildren. Carole was preceded in death by her husband Kenneth D. Dickey Jr. and son Kenneth D. Dickey III.

A caring mother, grandmother and friend to many, Carole will be truly missed.

Funeral service and burial will be private and held at the convenience of the family. Gaffney-Dolan Funeral Home, 59 Spruce St., Westerly is in charge of the arrangements. For online condolences please visit