Monica Carie

Monica K. Carie, 92, of Vincennes, went to her heavenly home on Saturday, Jan. 30, 2021.

Monica was born on March 11, 1928, in Knox County to the late Henry Kramer and Josephine (Vieck) Kramer.

Monica was a devoted wife and mother. She was a member of St. John’s Catholic Church, St.Francis Xavier Altar Society, Knights of Columbus Auxiliary, and V.F.W. Auxiliary, of which she was a past president. She was an avid supporter of Rivet High School sports. She, along with her late husband, was awarded the Brute Award for service to the church and community of Vincennes. She enjoyed sewing, cooking, needlework, flower gardening and was known for her Christmas candy making. Monica worked at Strachaun Hasty Dept. Store in the 1950s, and worked as a cook in the cafeteria at St. John’s Elementary School, from which she retired.

Monica is survived by her children, Linda Trant of Montpelier, Marie Carie of Vincennes, Kevin Carie and his wife, Cathy, of Vincennes, and Brian Carie and his wife, Christy, of Vincennes; a step-sister, Barbara Carie and her husband, Lawrence, of Effingham, Illinois; seven grandchildren and their spouses, Rebecca and Brian Saylor of Pittsboro, Jessica and Brian Kitterman of Hartford City, Deanna and Karl Hofmann of Eaton, Ohio, Jeremy and Sarah Trant of Hartford City, Lauren Carie of Indianapolis, Wade Carie and Zachary Carie, both of Vincennes; and 14 great-grandchildren.

She was preceded in death by her parents; spouse, Raphael Carie; infant daughter, Mary Ann Carie; brothers, Robert, Richard, Olan, Raymond and Wilfred; a sister, Hilda McGowan; and stepsisters, Anna Marie Lane, Adaline Carie and Rosella McCoy.

There will be a visitation from 4:30-7 p.m. on Wednesday at Frederick and Son McClure-Utt Funeral Homes, Vincennes chapel. A mass of christian burial will be celebrated at noon Thursday at St. John’s Catholic Church with the Rev. Father Tony Ernst officiating. Burial will be in Mount Calvary Cemetery.

Memorial contributions may be made to Christian Education Foundation (CEF), Rivet sports or St. Francis Xavier Parish.

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