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Agnes Carey

November 18, 1929 — August 5, 2016

Agnes Marie (Wilhelm) Carey

86, of Frostburg, passed away peacefully at her home on Friday, August 5, 2016.

Born November 18, 1929 in Avilton to Julius and Pearl (Crowe) Wilhelm. She is preceded in death by her parents; and sons, Douglas Carey and Roger Carey.

Mrs. Carey was a member of Mt. Zion United Methodist Church and Ladies Aid, a lifetime member of Eastern Garrett Volunteer Fire Company Ladies Auxiliary and a member of the Farm Bureau. She was the Senior Center Manager for Garrett County office for Aging with 12 years of service.

Agnes worked after graduation in Ohio Woolworth’s Diner and became Assistant Manager, moving home in 1949 and married James. She was a homemaker well known for her great cooking and baking. Agnes was a dedicated community volunteer all her life at church and Eastern Garrett Fire Company Ladies Auxiliary putting endless hours in support. She loved her country life living and working on the farm, gardening, canning and cooking. She and James loved dancing together and also loved bowling as hobbies.

Surviving is her husband of 66 years, James A. Carey; children, Julius Carey and wife Karmen, Susan Carey-Powell and husband Billy, Darin Carey and Carrie Shaffer; grandchildren, Christopher Carey, Anthony Carey, Shanna Powell, Jesse Powell, Sadie Powell, Lydia Powell, Ethan Carey, Darius Carey and Harley Shaffer; four great granddaughters and one great grandson; a sister, Beatrice Opel and half-brother, Lester Hunter; and numerous nieces and nephews.

Family and friends will be received at Mt. Zion United Methodist Church, 16864 National Pike, on Sunday, August 7, 2016 from 2 to 5 pm.

Funeral services will be held at Mt. Zion United Methodist Church on Monday, August 8, 2016 at 11:00 am with Pastor Dan Agnew officiating, friends will be received one hour prior to the service.

Interment will be in Blocher Cemetery.

Eastern Garrett Volunteer Fire Company Ladies Auxiliary will hold a memorial service at the church on Sunday, August 7th at 5 pm.

In lieu of flowers, Agnes requested memorials be directed to Mt. Zion United Methodist Church, Building Fund, c/o Lois Rowe 2693 Old Frostburg Road, Frostburg, MD 21532 or Garrett County Hospice Association, PO Box 271, Oakland, MD 21550.

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