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Curtis Carey

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BENNINGTON -- Curtis J. Carey, 64, a resident of Gage Place in Bennington, died on Friday evening, June 29, 2007, at the Southwestern Vermont Medical Center in Bennington following a long illness

Curtis was born in Bennington on April 9, 1943. He was the son of the Late Frederick and Mary M. (Arnold) Carey. He received his education in Bennington and graduated from Bennington High School. Curtis joined the United Sataes Marine Corp in 1960, in which he served his country for four years.

On June 14, 1997, he married the former Elizabeth Crawford in Bennington. Mrs. Carey survives.

For 20 years Curtis was employed as a machinist at UST. He was a member of the North American Fishing Club. Curtis enjoyed hunting, fishing, camping and boating. He loved to go to Lake Champlain.

Survivors besides his wife include three daughters, Angela Marie Carey Taft of Bennington, Candy Lynn Hull of Florida and Tina Marie Turpin of Payette, Idaho. Four step-children, Wendy J. Greene, Patrick E. Blair, and Nicholas C. Blair all of Bennington, and Kayleigh E. Blair of Tennesse; eight grandchildren and four step grandchildren; 11 brothers and sisters and their spouses, Terry and Linda Carey of Pownal, Theodore Carey of Bennington, Annette and Jack Morse of Bennington, Bonnie Pinsonneault and George Packard of North Adams, Bud and Donna Carey of Sunderland, Pamela Carey of Bennington, Darlene and Robert Hayes of Bennington, Tammy and Hector Pinsonneault of North Adams, Mass., Timothy and Rose Carey of Bennington, Frederick Carey of Bennington and Denise Carey of Bennington; several aunts, uncles, nieces, nephews and cousins. He is predeceased by a son, Curtis J. Carey Jr. who died in 1967; and two sisters, Wanda Hilliard who died in 2004 and Jane Carey who died in 2006; and one grandson, Zachary Turpin in 1990.

Funeral services will be held on Tuesday afternoon, July 3, at 1p.m., at the Mahar & Son Funeral Home, 628 Main St. in Bennington, with Mr. Gordon Haldeman, officiating.

Interment will follow in the family lot in Park Lawn Cemetery in Bennington.

Friends may call at the funeral home on Tuesday morning, from 11 a.m. until the time of the service.

Memorial contributions for Curtis may be made to the Dialysis Center at the Southwestern Vermont Medical Center through the Mahar & Son Funeral Home, 628 Main St. Bennington, Vermont 05201.R
Published in Bennington Banner on July 2, 2007
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