CAREY, Michael Joseph
Michael Joseph Carey, 78, of Wethersfield, beloved husband of Betty (Bergin) Carey, passed away peacefully Saturday, (October 27, 2012) at Avery Heights. Michael was born July 25, 1934 and raised in Hartford; son of the late Patrick and Sarah (Bayne) Carey. He resided in South Windsor and West Hartford, prior to settling in Wethersfield in 1965. He served our country in the United States Air Force. Michael was an electrician with the International Brotherhood of Electrical Workers (IBEW) Local 35. He had a passion for long distance running, with his favorite race being the New York Marathon, which he completed several times as well as races throughout Connecticut. He was a member of the New York Runners Club, and the Hartford YMCA. In addition to his wife Betty, Michael will be fondly remembered by his loving family, his four daughters, Sandra Carey of New York, NY, Dana Carey and her husband Philippe Nedelec, of Brest, France, Tracy Carey Smith of Ashford, Jamie Carey of Long Beach, CA; son, Michael Patrick and his wife Susan Carey of Colchester; a brother, Thomas Carey of West Hartford; a sister Sally Carey of Wethersfield; six cherished grandchildren, Jon, Ben, Meg, Gemma, Max, and Alex; two nieces and two nephews, Patrick, Charles, Allison, and Sarah.
Friends and relatives may pay their respects Saturday, Nov. 3, from 9 a.m. - 10:30 a.m. at the Farley-Sullivan Funeral Home, 34 Beaver Rd., Wethersfield. A Mass of Christian Burial will follow at 11 a.m. in Corpus Christi Church, 601 Silas Deane Highway, Wethersfield. Private burial will be at the convenience of the family. Memorial donations may be made in Michael's name to St. Francis Hospital & Medical Center, 95 Woodland Street, Hartford, CT 06105; or the
, CT Chapter, 2075 Silas Deane Highway, Suite 100, Rocky Hill, CT 06067. To extend online condolences or for further information, please visit farleysullivan.com.