OSWEGO, NY – Margaret Jane Carey, 80, a resident of St. Luke Apartments, died on November 15, 2008, at St. Joseph’s Hospital in Syracuse after a brief illness.
Born in Oswego, she was a daughter of the late Moses and Francis (McHenry) Cortwright and had attended Oswego schools.
She had been employed with the Hillcrest Nursing Home.
Mrs. Carey was a member of the Ladies Auxiliary of both the VFW #5885 and the American Legion #268.
Surviving are her children, Roseanne (Tanner) Leto, Michael (Patricia Manfre) Crisafulli, John (Karen Putnam) Crisafulli, Joseph (Christine Cusyck) Crisafulli, and James (Natalie Kazarian) Crisafulli all of Oswego; five siblings, Francis (Buddy) Cortwright, Charlotte Finnegan, Arlene Russo, Carl Cortwright, Edward Cortwright; 13 grandchildren; seven great-grandchildren; and loving nieces, nephews; and many wonderful friends.
She was predeceased by her husband, Joseph E. (Ned) Carey; and her brother, John Cortwright.
Funeral services will be held on Wednesday at 10 a.m. from St. Paul’s Church.
Burial will be in St. Peter’s Cemetery.
Friends may call at the Dowdle Funeral Home on Tuesday from 5-8 p.m.
Contributions may be made to St. Joseph’s Hospital in Syracuse NY.