Francine Marie (Dunham) Carey

Published on Friday, 21 September 2018 22:38


Francine Marie (Dunham) Carey, 80, of Bristol, widow of Frederick J. Carey, died on Thursday, Sept. 20, 2018, at Bristol Hospital.

Francine was born in Queens, N.Y. on Oct. 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, S.C., 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; 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, Sept. 26, 2018, between 10 a.m. and 11 a.m., followed by a service at 11 a.m. Burial will follow in St. Joseph Cemetery, Bristol. Visit Francine’s memorial web-site at .

Posted in The Bristol Press, on Friday, 21 September 2018 22:38. Updated: Friday, 21 September 2018 22:41.