James Ward Carey

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Death 20 May 1994 (aged 78)
Burial Sandy Creek, Oswego County, New York, USA
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Memorial ID 138642144 · View Source
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Watertown Daily Times (NY) - Saturday, May 21, 1994

James Ward Carey, 78, of 8141 Salisbury St., died at 7:15 a.m. Friday at Samaritan Medical Center, Watertown, where he had been a patient one day.
The funeral will be at 11:30 a.m. Tuesday at Summerville Funeral Home with the Rev. Lorraine Zimmerman, pastor of Sandy Creek United Methodist Church, officiating. Burial will be in Woodlawn Cemetery.
There will be no calling hours. Contributions may be made to Sandy Creek United Methodist Church or to Oswego County Hospice in care of H. Douglas Barclay Courthouse, Pulaski, N.Y. 13142.
Surviving are his wife, Betty N., a daughter, Mrs. Manley (Patricia) Thomas, Red Wing, Minn.; a son, Patrick Michael Carey, Sandy Pond; three grandchildren; a sister, Mrs. Stanley (Minnie) Bennett, Roanoke, Va.; and several nieces and nephews.
A sister, Mildred Kennedy, and three brothers, Durwood, Francis and Rex Carey, died before him.
Born July 17, 1915, in Lacona, son of James and Mae Kiesinger Carey, he graduated from Pulaski Academy and Central School in 1936 and married Betty N. Edgett of Sandy Creek March 21, 1942, in Sandy Creek.
Mr. Carey lived in Pulaski for 20 years prior to moving to Sandy Creek in 1965.
He was a meat cutter for stores in Pulaski and Sandy Creek and was a custodian at Sandy Creek Central School. He retired in 1977.
Mr. Carey was an Army veteran of World War II, serving from 1944 to 1946.
He was a former member of the Ringgold Volunteer Fire Department in Pulaski and a member and past commander of Robert Edwards American Legion Post 358, Pulaski.


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  • Maintained by: Charlene Cole
  • Originally Created by: Half-Shire Historical Society
  • Added: 12 Nov 2014
  • Find A Grave Memorial 138642144
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for James Ward Carey (17 Jul 1915–20 May 1994), Find A Grave Memorial no. 138642144, citing Woodlawn Cemetery, Sandy Creek, Oswego County, New York, USA ; Maintained by Charlene Cole (contributor 49062115) .