Fern F. Carey August 15, 1922 November 22, 2013 Fern F. Carey, 91, passed away on Friday, November 22, 2013, at the Windy Hill Village in Philipsburg. Born on August 15, 1922, in German Settlement, Burnside Twp., she was the daughter of the late John A. and Minnie Borger Fye. On July 10, 1942, at the Moshannon United Methodist Church, she married Neil N. Carey, who passed away on November 17, 1994. Fern attended the Snow Shoe High School. She was employed at Penn State University in the housekeeping department, retiring after 22-1/2 years of service. She loved her job and looked forward to going to work every day. Fern was a member of the Moshannon United Methodist Church for the past 61 years. She was one of the founders of the Moshannon Community Center and worked many years cooking serving food for various occasions. She enjoyed clipping newspaper articles and arranging them in her many scrapbooks. She was called "The Town Historian." She loved to play cards with anyone that would play. She enjoyed sending greeting cards as well as receiving them. She was an excellent cook and baker. She looked forward to family outings and spending time with friends. She was a devout Christian and adored her church family. Fern is survived by her two children, Dolores M. Hahn and her companion, Ron Hubler, of Snow Shoe, and Terry S. Carey of Moshannon. Also surviving are her three grandchildren, Anita Hahn, Annette Conrad and her husband, Allen, and David Hahn; three great-grandchildren, Hunter Conrad, Macey Hahn and Jayln Hahn; one brother, Lewis Fye of Clarence; and ex-son-in-law, James F. Hahn of Pine Glen; and by numerous nieces and nephews. Along with her parents and husband, Fern was preceded in death by her son Gary Carey, great-grandson Tyler Conrad, four brothers, and six sisters. Family and friends will be received on Monday, November 25, 2013, from 2-4 and 6-8 p.m. at the Daughenbaugh Funeral Home, 106 W. Sycamore St, Snow Shoe. Funeral services will be held on Tuesday, November 26, 2013, at 11 a.m. at the Moshannon United Methodist Church in Moshannon with Pastor Catherine W. Dittman officiating. Burial will immediately follow at the Oak Hill Cemetery in Karthaus. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions can be made to the Moshannon United Methodist Church, PO Box 104, Moshannon, PA 16859. Arrangements have been entrusted to Daughenbaugh Funeral Home, 106 W. Sycamore St., Snow Shoe. An online guest book can be signed or condolences to the family available at www.daughenbaughfuneralhome.com.
Published in Centre Daily Times on Nov. 24, 2013
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