Burlington Flats, NY
June Marie Carey, 82, of Burlington Flats died peacefully Friday December 20, 2013 at the Eastern Star Nursing Home in Oriskany.
She was born October 19, 1931 at home in Exeter; the daughter of Howard E. and Myrtle (Joslyn) Smith. She married Stanley Melrose Carey on June 15, 1952 at the Hartwick United Methodist Church. He predeceased June on December 10, 1975.
June was employed & served as an Officer by the Otsego Mutual Fire Insurance Company from 1950 till her retirement in 2007. She was a member of the West Exeter United Methodist Church as server as their Treasurer & WSCS. June was a past Matron, officer and Electra for the Eastern Star.
For many years June would bake pies, rolls, breads and cookies to sell for Bassett Hospital. As a homemaker she was famous for her Aunt June’s Baked Beans, her gardening, and her annual crop of asparagus. She raised chickens for her roadside egg stand, and in her leisure she would enjoy crocheting.
June is survived by her children Sharon & Del Meyers, Hannah and J.B. Harbison; her grandchildren Andrew Meyers, Jeremy & Lara Meyers, Patrick & Nora Meyers, Brandon & Shelly Sleezer and Ashley Harbison; her great grandchildren Zoey Meyers, Jeremy Meyers Jr., Lauryn Shoemaker & Kali Sleezer; and many nieces, nephews and cousins.
Her husband, Stanley, her sister Marguerite Lowe, and brother Vaughn Smith predeceased June.
Funeral Services will be held on Friday December 27, 2013 at 11:00 am at the West Exeter United Methodist Church with Rev. Fred Albrecht officiating. Calling hours will be held on Thursday, December 26th from 4 – 6 pm at the Houk-Johnston-Terry Funeral Home, Edmeston.
Burial will be at the Burlington Flats Cemetery
Contributions may be made in June’s memory to the West Exeter United Methodist Church.
Arrangements are under the guidance of the Houk-Johnston-Terry Funeral Home, Edmeston.