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Jeanne W Carey

Jeanne W. Carey 85: Member Otsego Sailing Club, Taught Rug Hooking

In Memoriam

Jeanne W. Carey 85

Member Otsego Sailing Club, Taught Rug Hooking

Jeanne W. Carey

Jeanne W. Carey, 85, died Monday May 4, 2020 at Valley Terrace Assisted Living in Wilder, VT.

She was born May 2, 1935 in Flushing, NY a daughter of John and Helen (Fritschi) Wilmarth. Jeanne grew up in Bayville, NY, graduating from Oyster Bay High School before attending Cornell University School of Nursing where she earned her bachelor of science degree in Nursing. She was married to Edward James Carey Jr. in 1957 and they made their home and raised a family in Cooperstown, NY.

During this time, she became a teacher in the art of rug hooking and was active in the Ostego Sailing Club. After her husband’s death in 1986 she returned to her nursing career, eventually becoming a licensed EMT for the health department of Carrier Corporation in Syracuse, NY. After her retirement she moved to the Sterling Springs Community in White River Jct., VT. Jeanne has been a resident at Valley Terrace for the past year.

Jeanne W. Carey, 85 May 2, 1935-May 4, 2020

IN MEMORIAM

Jeanne W. Carey, 85

May 2, 1935-May 4, 2020

WHITE RIVER JUNCTION, Vt. – Jeanne W. Carey, 85, died Monday May 4, 2020 at Valley Terrace Assisted Living in Wilder, Vt.

She was born May 2, 1935, in Flushing, a daughter of John and Helen (Fritschi) Wilmarth.  Jeanne grew up in Bayville, Long Island, graduating from Oyster Bay High School before attending Cornell University School of Nursing, where she earned her Bachelor of Science in Nursing.

She was married to Edward James Carey Jr. in 1957 and they made their home and raised a family in Cooperstown. During this time, she became a teacher in the art of rug hooking and was active in the Otsego Sailing Club.

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