‘Days of Our Lives’ Spoilers: Carrie, John, Marlena There to Mourn Caroline – Guess Who’s Not?

Days of Our Lives spoilers confirm the Brady family gathers to mourn Caroline Brady (Peggy McCay). Marlena Evans (Diedre Hall), Carrie Brady (Christie Clark) and John Black (Drake Hogestyn) are on-hand, but other faces are missing. The beloved Daytime Emmy nominated actress died last October. So, with DOOL filming seven months out, this is the time we will see the memorial the soap began planning since the actress’s death.

The heartfelt tribute will honor both actress and character. Peggy McCay played Caroline Brady on Days of Our Lives from 1983-2017. The celebration of life begins the week of June 17. Many fan-favorite characters return for the event. However, some notable characters may be absent from the tribute on the NBC soap. Take a look.

Days of Our Lives Spoilers: Caroline Brady Remembered

Peggy McCay’s health issues kept her off the DOOL set for the last few years. So, her absence was explained saying she went to live in California with Kimberly Brady (Patsy Pease) and Shane Donovan (Charles Shaughnessy). Soon, family and friends in Salem learn Caroline Brady passed away. Her children Kayla Brady (Mary Beth Evans) and Roman Brady (Josh Taylor) plan an Irish memorial to celebrate her life.

Grandkids Sami Brady (Alison Sweeney), Shawn-Douglas Brady (Brandon Beemer), and Carrie Brady (Christie Clark) return home to mourn and remember their grandma and say their goodbyes. The gathering of family and loved ones is intimate. Many of Caroline’s friends and extended family are there to share memories of the feisty Irish woman with a heart of gold, say Days of Our Lives spoilers.

DOOL Spoilers: Kimberly Brady, Shane Donovan, and Theresa Donovan Not There?

Days of Our Lives spoilers hint several key characters don’t make it into the special episodes dedicated to Peggy McCay and Caroline Brady. Rumored absent are Kimberly, Shane and Theresa Donovan (Jen Lilley). This will be hard to explain if they aren’t there – since Caroline was living with them when she passed away. However, the three actors were reportedly unavailable at the time it filmed. Patsy Pease just had surgery. Charles Shaughnessy was filming another project.

Jen Lilley’s lack of availability might be due to her real-life pregnancy. So, DOOL spoilers promise Kayla Brady may be without immediate family to comfort her. Her son Joey Johnson (James Lastovic) is in prison and Stefanie Johnson (Shelley Henning) seems absent. This would be the perfect time for Steve Johnson (Stephen Nichols) to return. However, that;s not until this Fall, confirm Days of Our Lives spoilers.

Where’s Hope Brady And Victor Kiriakis?

The newly released Days of Our Lives summer promo video (see above) had scenes from the Caroline Brady tribute. From the clips, it seems key people are missing. For instance, Victor Kiriakis (John Aniston) and Hope Brady (Kristian Alfonso). Caroline is arguably the love of Victor’s life – the one who got away. Additionally, Caroline was more like a mother to Hope than a mother in law. So, let’s hope there’s more to the tribute than the scenes in the promo and those two did show up.

Many DOOL fans wonder if the tribute to Peggy McCay was rushed. They question if head writer Ron Carlivati should have waited until all the important characters could pay their respects. But still, the Days of Our Lives tribute will honor the legacy of Caroline Brady and Peggy McCay. With so many Bradys in Salem, there will be no shortage of love and support as they gather to share their fond memories.

Fans will need tissues handy as tears are shed to say goodbye to both Caroline Brady and the iconic Peggy McCay. Watch DOOL on NBC to see the who is there to say farewell.

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