The Careys, who had known each other since childhood, were married Nov. 21, 1947, in their hometown of Chicago. Mr. Carey is a retired chemical and metallurgical engineer. Ms. Carey worked in the Las Lomitas School District and, later, as office manager of Widelinger Associates in Menlo Park.
They are the parents of Robert Carey, Kent Carey, Dawn Schaniel, Glen Carey and Paul Carey; and 10 grandchildren, eight of whom attended the party. Kristen, the 10-year-old daughter of Glen and Lynn Carey, produced a special DVD of her grandparents' lives.