Earlene M. Carey
Dover- Earlene Margaret “Peggy” Carey, 74, a resident of Butterfield Drive, died January 19 at her home.
Mrs. Carey was born in Wilmington, on February 26, 1945, the daughter of the late Horace and Marilla Vose Boyd. She was adopted by Perry and Helen Chase following the death of her mother at the age of three months. She grew up in Wardsboro, attending school there and graduating from Leland & Grey High School in Townshend. She worked at Mount Snow Ski Resort as a chambermaid at Snow Lake Lodge and enjoyed cooking and spending time with her family.
Mrs. Carey is survived by her daughter Mary Veber, of Rowe, MA; a sister, Virginia Francis, brothers Roy Boyd, William Chase, of Townshend, and Perry Chase Jr, of Jamaica; grandchildren Tiffany, Presley, and Samantha; great-grandchild Willow Bryant; and nephews Daniel Lester and Perry Chase III. She was preceded in death by her husband Stewart Carey, on March 17, 1999; and siblings Perry Chase Sr., Richard Chase, Bobby Albert, Eugene and Philip Boyd, Barbara Wilcox, and Sylvia Vascik.
Funeral services will be held Friday, January 24, at 1 pm at Covey, Allen & Shea Funeral Home, 44 East Main Street, Wilmington. Visiting hours at the funeral home will be held Friday, January 24, from 12 to 1 pm, prior to the service.
Burial will be held in the spring in South Newfane Cemetery.
If friends desire memorial gifts may be made to the Wilmington Fire Department or Deerfield Valley Rescue, c/o Covey, Allen & Shea Funeral Home, PO Box 215, Wilmington, VT 05363. To send the family personal condolences visit www.sheafuneralhomes.com.