Edward F. Adzima Funeral Home

Obituary for William Carey

A photograph of William  Carey

Born: Derby
Lived: Derby

William “Wilbur” Knight Carey, age 65, of Derby, entered into rest on May 11, 2018 at the Griffin Hospital. He was the beloved companion of 25 years to Joan Svetz. William was born in Derby, on August 13, 1952, son of Barbara (Knight) Carey and the late William Carey. He worked at Sikorsky Aircraft for 35 years before his retirement. William enjoyed gardening, fixing his cars and lawn mower. He loved animals and feeding the squirrels and birds all year. Most of all, he cherished spending time with his family. He is the brother of, Richard Carey and his wife Gaye and Alison Carey, grandfather of Jason Svetz, uncle of Melissa Perkins, Kristin Charest and her husband Jameson, Sarah Carey, and Valerie Rader and her husband Brandon, and great uncle of, Evan Palyo, Bentley Charest, Logan Charest and Bennett Rader. William also leaves his cats, OC, Sparkey, Cali, and Silver. Friends may call on Wednesday from 5:00 - 8:00 p.m. at the Edward F. Adzima Funeral Home, 253 Elizabeth St., Derby. On Thursday, friends are invited to his funeral service at 10:00 a.m. at the funeral home. His burial will follow at Mt. St. Peter Cemetery. The family requests that memorial contributions may be made to the VCA Shoreline Veterinary Referral and Emergency Center, 895 Bridgeport Ave., Shelton CT 06484. Friends may leave condolences at www.adzimafh.com.