Christine (Andrade) Cary of Three Rivers, Calif., died Wednesday, July 22, 2020, in Visalia due to complications from metastatic liver cancer. She was 58. Memorial Service Scheduled.
A Celebration of Life for Christine Cary will be at Lions Arena in Three Rivers on Saturday, August 15, at 4 p.m. Bring a side dish or dessert; barbecued entree and drinks provided. Please share stories and memories of Christine.
Christine was born April 5, 1962, to Manuel and Mary Andrade of Three Rivers. The family resided at the Buckeye employee housing at Ash Mountain (Sequoia National Park) until moving to Three Rivers. She lived in Three Rivers off and on throughout her life.Memorial Service Scheduled
She was a graduate of Three Rivers Union School and Woodlake Union High School. She participated in 4H at TRUS and FFA, FHA, and sports at WUHS.
In 1988, Christine and her daughter, Laurabelle, moved to Florida, residing there until 1999, when they returned to California.
Christine worked at the Michael’s Distribution Center in Jacksonville, Fla., and Lancaster, Calif., for over 10 years combined. She was a friendly face at the Sequoia National Park entrance station for three years and worked at Three Rivers Mercantile for three years. Most recently, she was self-employed as a vacation rental manager in Three Rivers.Memorial Service Scheduled
Christine was a former president of the Three Rivers Lions Club and was the Lions Team Roping chairperson. She was also a former president of the Woodlake High School Foundation, part of the Three Rivers Woman’s Club’s “Monday Crew” at The Thingerie, and vice president of the Tulare-Kings Chapter of California Women for Agriculture.
In 2019, Christine married Malcolm Cary.
In addition to her husband, Malcolm, Christine is survived by her daughter, Laurabelle Rice and husband Sean; grandsons Kort and Porter Rice; brother Tim Andrade and wife Sherri of San Luis Obispo, Calif.; a stepdaughter and three stepsons, all of Florida; her parents, Manuel and Mary Andrade of Three Rivers; her niece and nephew; and her dogs, Tater Tot, Leroy, and Sunshine.
In lieu of flowers an account has been set up at Valley Oak Credit Union in Three Rivers to help offset the funeral costs (in Laurabelle Rice’s name).
A graveside service was held Friday, July 31, at 10 a.m., at Three Rivers Cemetery.
A graveside service was held Friday, July 31, at 10 a.m., at Three Rivers Cemetery. O
A graveside service was held Friday, July 31, at 10 a.m., at Three Rivers Cemetery. bituary | Christine Cary