Francine Marie (Dunham) Carey, 80, of Bristol, widow of Frederick J. Carey, died on Thursday (September 20, 2018) at Bristol Hospital. Francine was born in Queens, NY on October 11, 1937 and was a daughter of the late Earen and Catherine (Seuffert) Dunham.
A longtime Bristol resident, Francine enjoyed baking, playing cards, volunteering, and spending time with her family.
Francine is survived by a son and daughter-in-law: John and Janet Carey of Bristol; two daughters and a son-in-law: Kathleen “Kitty” Virello of Swansea, SC, and Elizabeth “Beth” and Brian Kilduff of New Hartford; four siblings: Kenneth Dunham, Helen Gerrity, Abby Bonneville, and David Dunham; 11 grandchildren, Sherri, Jennifer, Scott, Bryan, Brandi, Kimberly, Jessica, Michael, Kelly, Amber, and Johnny; and many great-grandchildren, nieces, and nephews. She was predeceased by two daughters: Linda J. Brellis and Marlene J. Cox and, two sisters: Susan Torres and Catherine Retkowski, grandson, Andrew Brellis, great-grandson, Alexander Fournier, and a son-in-law: Rick Virello.
The family sincerely thanks the staff at Ingraham Manor for their wonderful care over the years. Relatives and friends may call at Funk Funeral Home, 35 Bellevue Ave., Bristol, on Wednesday (September 26, 2018) between 10 AM and 11 AM followed by a service at 11 AM. Burial will follow in St. Joseph Cemetery, Bristol. Please visit Francine’s memorial web-site at www.FunkFuneralHome.com.