OSWEGO, NY – Glenn F. ÃƒÂ¢Ã¢â€šÂ¬Ã…â€œPeteÃƒÂ¢Ã¢â€šÂ¬Ã‚Â Carey, 79, a resident of 45 Catherine St., died Tuesday Oct. 28, 2008, at Loretto Heights Nursing Home.
Mr. Carey was born in Oswego, the son of the late Frederick and Edith (Burr) Carey.
He was the husband of the late Ethel (Burdick) Carey, who died in 2002.
He was a veteran of the US Army.
Prior to his retirement, he was employed as a boilermaker and worked on many projects, locally and nationally.
He was a 40-year member of the Boilermakers Union Local #175.
Mr. Carey was a softball player as a young man, and was an avid bowler.
He was an enthusiastic baseball fan.
He was a member of the American Legion and the VFW Post #2320.
He was a communicant of St. PaulÃƒÂ¢Ã¢â€šÂ¬Ã¢â€žÂ¢s Church.
He is survived by a daughter, Cheryl (Henry) Watson of Peoria, Arizona; three sons, Thomas Carey of Oswego, Daniel Carey of Fulton, and Jeffrey Carey of Texas; a sister, Shirley Brownell of Oswego; 10 grandchildren, Billy, Christine, Candace, Kevin, Henry, Thomas, Jessica, Stacy, Glenny, and Abigail; and three great-grandchildren, Jacob, Kaitlyn, and Kira.
He was predeceased by a daughter, Linda Gessner; and a grandson, Shawn.
Funeral services will be held at 8:30 a.m. Saturday, at the Dain-Cullinan Funeral Home, and at 9 a.m. in St. PaulÃƒÂ¢Ã¢â€šÂ¬Ã¢â€žÂ¢s Church.
Burial will be in Riverside Cemetery.
Calling hours will be held from 5 to 7 p.m. Friday, at the funeral home, 112 E. Second St.