CAPE VINCENT, NY – George N. Carey, 83, of S. James St. passed away Friday July 12, 2019.
Arrangements are with Cleveland Funeral Home Inc., Cape Vincent.
Mr. Carey was born in Cape Vincent March 9, 1936 to the late Lorenzo H. Carey and Fannie Harriet Goslin Carey. He graduated from Cape Vincent Central School in 1955 then joined the United States Army, where he served until 1958.
He was employed by the Thousand Islands Central School District for 35 years where he was Head Custodian and later worked in the Buildings and Grounds Maintenance Department.
George served with the Cape Vincent Volunteer Fire Department for 65 years. He also volunteered for various clubs, charities and events.
Mr. Carey is survived by his 6 children: Randy, Rochester, Ann Marie (Dwayne) Youngs, Pamelia, Richard, Black River, Sandy Carey, Cape Vincent, Sharon (Robert L.Sr.) Johnson, Watertown, and Tina (Bob) Gibbs, Adams, He is also survived by his brother Victor Carey, Rochester, 10 grandchildren, 5 great- grandchildren, and several nieces, nephews and cousins
Four brothers, Ed, Richard, John, and William Carey, three sisters, Arwilda Perry,
Eliza Whitmore, and Mary Ellis, and a grandson all passed before him.
A graveside service will be held 10:30 a.m. Thursday, July 18, at the Three Mile Bay Cemetery.
In lieu of flowers, donations can be made in his name to the Cape Vincent Fire Department, 241 E. Broadway St., Cape Vincent, NY 13618.
Online condolences may be made at clevelandfhinc.com.