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Cary Lee Auchey passes away at age 73

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Cary Lee Auchey, age 73 of Portage, IN, passed away peacefully on November 1, 2019, at his home, surrounded by his loving family.

He was born on September 15, 1946, in Hanover, PA, to Irvin Clair and Gladys Eleanor (Nace) Auchey, both of whom preceded him in death.

On November 28, 1986, he married the love of his life, Jane (Stottlemyer) Auchey, who survives in Portage, IN.

He is also survived by his loving children: Chris (Christine) Auchey of Spring Grove, PA, Tammy (Raymond) Auchey-Williams of Abbottstown, PA; his loving step-children: Heather (Louie) Boyer Posavac of Chesterton, IN and Mike Boyer of Newville, PA; his adoring grandchildren: Kayla Summers, Daniel Summers and Tiffany Auchey; his adoring step-grandchildren, Lukas and Andrew Posavac; and by his siblings: Gary Auchey, Mark Wayne, Eric Auchey, Flynn Auchey and Connie Auchey-Thatcher.

Cary was a light-hearted guy who loved his wife and family. Cary loved the outdoors. He loved to go on nature walks with his beloved dog, Sophie, and his best friend, Smitty. Cary had a love of history and was a volunteer at the Indiana Dunes State Park. He loved to share that love of history and his love for the great outdoors with others. Cary was also a talented artist. He loved wood-working and painting. Cary created many unique works ranging from animals to replicas of local historical buildings. Cary was a Christian. He had hope of eternal life through Jesus Christ and now his faith has become his reality! John 3:16.

No services will be held at this time.

Professional arrangements are entrusted to The White-Love Funeral Home, Chesterton, IN.

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Posted 11/6/2019




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