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Obituary for Margaret LeRoy Carey

Margaret Leroy Carey, age 99, died on Sunday, Jan 2, 2022 at Ferncliff Nursing Home in Rhinebeck, New York. She was born in 1922 to Christopher Leroy and May Kucin Leroy.

Margaret had two sisters - Rita Leroy Modica and Frances Leroy.

Margaret married Hugh Carey in 1981 and they lived in Poughkeepsie. Hugh passed away in 2007.

Margaret was a lifelong resident of Poughkeepsie.

Margaret was a very accomplished seamstress and had her own business of designing clothes for her clients for many years. She also had a green thumb and was an exceptional gardener around her home on Washington Street.

A short viewing will held at the Miller Funeral Home, 371 Hooker Ave. on Saturday, January 8, 2022 from 8:30- 9:30 am. Following will be a funeral Mass at Holy Trinity Catholic Church, 775 Main St. in Poughkeepsie at 10 am Interment at St Peter's Cemetery at a later date.

Margaret is survived by her nieces (Joan Caruso and Carole DiBerto) and their families. And by her step-sons (William Carey, Tim Carey), their wives (Robin and Linda), and many grandchildren and great-grandchildren.

Special thanks to the wonderful staff at Ferncliff Nursing Home for their care and kindness to Margaret for many years. If you wish to send an online condolence please visit our website at