Mrs. Maxine A. (nee Martin) Carey, 97, died on Saturday, Sept. 29, 2012, at home. Funeral services will take place on Wednesday, Oct. 3, 2012 at 10 a.m. at the First Baptist Church of Rahway. Interment will be in Hazelwood Cemetary, Clark N.J. Visitation is Tuesday from 2 to 4 p.m. and 7 to 9 p.m. at the Lehrer-Gibilisco Funeral Home, 275 W. Milton Ave., Rahway, N.J. 07065.www.lehrergibilisco.com. Mrs. Carey was born in Yates Center, N.Y. and lived in Roselle, N.J., for two years and then in Rahway, N.J. for the past 70 years. A life member of the First Baptist Church of Rahway, she was a member of the Judson Class of the church, taught Sunday school and was very active in the church. Mrs. Carey was a kindergarten teacher for 30 years at Sherman School in Roselle Park, N.J. Prior to that, she taught school in a one room class in New York State. She was a member of the Rahway Historical Society for many years and of the Civil War Round Table of Woodbridge, N.J. She was an avid baker. Mrs. Carey was a loving wife, mother, grandmother and great-grandmother and was loved by her neighbors and will be missed by all. She was predeceased by her husband of 59 years, George P. Carey who died in 1996. Surviving is a son, James M. Carey and his wife, Jo-Ann Malanga; a daughter, Ann E. Orban and her husband, Joseph; four grandchildren and nine great-grandchildren, In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions can be made to the First Baptist Church, 177 Elm Ave. Rahway, N.J. 07065.
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