Obituary, Harold Carey


Harold Carey, 68, a longtime resident of Dover Plains, NY, passed away unexpectedly on Sunday, January 29, 2023, at Vassar Brothers Medical Center in Poughkeepsie, NY. Mr. Carey was a heavy equipment operator for the NYS Department of Transportation for 27 years retiring in 2010. Mr. Carey was also a mechanic specializing in small engine repair. Born on September 27, 1954, in Mahopac, NY, he was the son of the late Mortimer and Mildred (Harrison) Carey. On April 27, 1984, in Pawling, NY, he married Margaret A. Harris who survives at home. In addition to his loving wife, Mr. Carey is survived by a son, Kevin Carey of Pawling, NY. He is also survived by a brother, Mortimer Carey of South Carolina and a sister, Charlotte Dingee of Pawling. Besides his parents, Mr. Carey was predeceased by a sister, Priscilla O’Dell. Calling hours will take place from 6 to 8 p.m. on Thursday, February 2, 2023, at the Hufcut Funeral Home, 3159 Route 22, Dover Plains, NY. For directions or to send the family an online condolence, please visit

Author: Harlem Valley News