Nina  Carey


UNADILLA - Nina Carey was called home to be with her Lord on July 23, 2019, following a short battle with pancreatic cancer.
Nina was born on July 31, 1930, in Arabia in the Town of Franklin; daughter of Claude and Hazel (Signor) Cole.
She grew up in Treadwell and graduated from A.L. Kellogg School.
She was predeceased by her husband, James; parents; four brothers; and one sister.
She is survived by her children, Diane Jester, Jim (Cindy), Bill (Jackie), Pat (Glenna); sister-in-law, Marjorie Cole; eight grandchildren; six great-grandchildren; many nieces and nephews.
Nina retired in 1992 after 41 years at Amphenol in Sidney.
Nina had a passion for reading. She volunteered for several years at Unadilla Elementary School in the library and helped with the reading program. Her world revolved around her family. She attended whenever possible sporting events, tractor pulls, concerts, plays and other events family members took part in. She was known by many as the "bleacher grandma" and loved by all who knew her. She was also an avid Yankees fan.
Friends are invited to greet the family from 10 a.m. to noon after which a memorial service will take place at noon, Aug. 3, at Treadwell United Methodist Church on Church Street in Treadwell. A luncheon will follow.
Donations may be made in Nina's memory to Treadwell United Methodist Church, 68 Church St., Treadwell, NY 13846, or St. Jude Tribute Program, P.O. Box 1000, Dept. 142, Memphis, TN 38148-0142.
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Arrangements are by the Lester R. Grummons Funeral Home, Oneonta.
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Published on July 28, 2019
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Mr. and Mrs. Roger L. Carey
Aug 13, 2019
So sorry we were unable to make the Funeral. We were always touched by Nina's love and personal way of touching our hearts in her very own way everytime we saw her. We pray that God will Bless you as her children and your families with the memories she built throughout the years. In His Love, Roger and Rhonda Carey
Margaret Bullis
Aug 01, 2019
Sorry to hear of Nina's passing. Have known her for years. She worked with my mom. She was a wonderful sweet lady. She will greatly missed. My thoughts and prayers are with all families.
Yvonne Suttell
Jul 30, 2019
Beautiful in Blue was purchased for the family of Nina Carey by Yvonne Suttell.  Send flowers
Jul 30, 2019
Jim, Cindy and family: I am so sorry to hear about Nina - she was such a sweet lady. Thinking of you.
Donald LeBaron
Jul 29, 2019
Spring Has Sprung Mixed Basket was purchased for the family of Nina Carey by Donald LeBaron.  Send flowers
Arlene & Dan Cole
Jul 29, 2019
We are so sorry for your loss. Aunt Nina was so special to us. She will always be in our heart. Love you Nina