Lester R. Grummons Funeral Home

14 Grand Street, Oneonta, NY


Nina M. Carey

July 31, 1930July 23, 2019

Nina Carey was called home to be with her Lord after a short battle with Pancreatic Cancer on July 23, 2019.

Nina was born on July 31, 1930, in Arabia in the Town of Franklin; daughter of Claude and Hazel (Signor) Cole. She grew up in Treadwell; graduating from A.L. Kellogg School.

She was predeceased by her husband, James Carey, her parents Claude and Hazel (Signor) Cole, brothers Marvin Cole, Roger Cole, Gerald Cole, Nelson Cole, and sister Olia DeRock.

She is survived by her children Diane Jester, Jim (Cindy) Carey, Bill (Jackie) Carey, Pat (Glenna) Carey; Sister-in-law Marjorie Cole; grandchildren Billy Joe Jester, Brenda (Larry) Martin, Matthew (Stacey) Carey, Travis Carey, Carter Carey, Beth Carey, Max Carey, Zacharia Carey; great-grandchildren MaKenzie Martin, Connor Carey, Brittany Martin, Brianna Carey, Tyler Martin, Leo Carey; many nieces and nephews.

Nina worked at Amphenol in Sidney for 41 years, retiring in 1992.

Nina had a passion for reading, she volunteered for several years at the Unadilla Elementary School in the library and helped with the Reading Program. Her world revolved around her family. She attended whenever possible sporting events, tractor pulls, concerts, plays and other events family members took part in. Known by many as the "bleacher grandma" and loved by all that knew her. She was also an avid Yankees fan.

Friends are invited to greet the family from 10:00 a.m.-12:00 p.m. immediately followed by Memorial Service at 12:00 p.m. on August 3, 2019 at the Treadwell United Methodist Church on Church Street, Treadwell, NY. (Luncheon to follow).

Donations may be made in Nina's memory to Treadwell United Methodist Church 68 Church St, Treadwell, NY 13846 or St. Jude Tribute Program P.O. Box 1000, Dept 142, Memphis, TN 38148-0142

Arrangements are by the Lester R. Grummons Funeral Home, Oneonta.


  • Calling Hours Saturday, August 3, 2019
  • Memorial Service Saturday, August 3, 2019


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John Jessup

August 9, 2019

My sincere condolences to the entire family.
Such a nice lady she will be missed by many

George Egan

August 2, 2019

To The Carey Family
Our sympathy for the loss of your Mother.
George and June Egan

Connie Canfield

August 2, 2019

Bill ,Jackie and family~~

So sorry to hear of Nina's passing.She was a nice lady!

Fondly, Connie and Joel

Randy Fritz

August 1, 2019

Bill, Joanne and I are sorry to hear of Nina's passing. I have many
fond memories of working with her in Gage Inspection. She was a wonderful person that made working there fun. I know she will be great missed.
Randy Fritz

Katharine Kleeschulte

July 30, 2019

My family and I are sad to hear of the passing of Nina, she was a very sweet lady and always had a beautiful smile. Loved seeing her at all the sporting and school events watching her grandchildren. She will be greatly missed. Cherish all the wonderful memories they last forever.

Mike and Yvonne Cleaver

July 30, 2019

So grateful to have known Nina. She cherished the simple pleasures in life - being with family, watching them play sports. She will be missed.

Tom Sherwood

July 29, 2019

Mary and Tom Sherwood send their condolences to Cindy and Jim Carey and family.

Isabel Streeter

July 29, 2019

So blessed to have known Nina. I will miss her loving nature and precious voice.