Michael Carey

Obituary of Michael T. Carey

Cohocton – Michael T. Carey, “Buck” 67 years of age, passed away Tuesday July 2, 2024 at his home in Cohocton. Buck was born December 22, 1956 in Bath the son of Richard and Ann (Shepard) Carey. He grew up in Cohocton and has remained a life resident of the area. He was a 1974 graduate of Cohocton Central School and then attended Alfred State College. Throughout the years Buck worked for Bennett Brothers Construction, Hunt Hollow Ski Club and for the past 25 years, he worked for his brother in law on Dyckman Farms. Buck was a mechanic by trade but he could do anything and was the ultimate handyman. He was always helping his family and friends fix this and that. Buck and Judy Johnson were married September 9, 1999 in Cohocton and have celebrated over 24 years together. Some of Buck’s favorite things to do was hunt with Sam, NASCAR, especially Martin Truex and spending Sunday’s in the fall and winter watching the New Orleans Saints. Buck’s dilly beans and jerky were always a hit at many get togethers. He was very active with the Cohocton Sons of American Legion and was Past Commander for 10 years. Buck was pre-deceased by his parents Richard and Ann Carey; his step father, Vern Benedict; his brothers, John and Peter Carey; and his father in law, John Johnson. He is survived by his wife, Judy Carey of Cohocton; his beloved son, Sam Carey (Cheyenne Genung) of Wayland; his siblings, Joseph (Tammy) Carey of Corning, Susan (Joseph) Dyckman of Atlanta, Patrick (Dani) Carey of KY and Robert Carey of Wayland; his mother in law, Valerie Johnson of Victor; his in laws, Lee Johnson of Victor, John Johnson of Geneseo and Anne (Kevin) Dolan of Geneseo; many nieces and nephews; and of course his dog Buster. Buck’s family and friends are invited to his Celebration of Life, Saturday July 27th, 2024 at 2pm at the Cohocton American Legion, 6 Wilcox St., Cohocton, NY. Please visit www.stgeorgefuneralhome.com for online condolences. Contributions in memory of Michael “Buck” Carey may be made to the Cohocton American Legion, 6 Wilcox St., Cohocton, NY 14826.

Celebration of Life

Saturday July 27, 2024 ~ 2pm ~ Cohocton American Legion, 6 Wilcox St., Cohocton, NY
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