In memory of
JAMES P. CAREY
James "Jim" Carey, 62, of East Hampton, passed away Friday (April 14, 2017) at Hartford Hospital. He was predeceased by his loving wife Carol Carey, his parents Robert and Diane (Walters) Condon, and his cousin Michael Bonati. Born in New York City, he was a former Berlin resident, moving to East Hampton in 1999. A graduate of Farmington High School, class of 1973, he attended Concordia College and Central Connecticut State College (CCSC), where he was very active in the Theatre Department. Jim was The department head of the East Hampton Planning, Zoning, and Building Department, where he worked for 30 years, retiring in 2015. Although he received many job offers over the years he could never bring himself to leave East Hampton. Jim had a love for photography; was an avid fly fisherman and Green Bay Packers fan. Surviving is his sister, Robin Condon of Farmington; an Aunt, Naomi Bonati and her husband Richard of Clinton; an uncle, Glenn Walters and his wife Jennifer of Albuquerque, NM; as well as several cousins including Laura and Billy Cariati of Westbrook; Lisa and Ray Palumbo of Madison. A memorial service will be held Sunday (April 30, 2017) 4 PM at Carlson Funeral Home 45 Franklin Square, New Britain. Burial will be inLakeview Cemetery, East Hampton at the convenience of the family. Calling hours are Sunday (April 30, 2017) from 3PM until the time of the service at the funeral home. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to Trout Unlimited, 56 Francis Ave. Newington, CT 06111. Please share a memory or note of sympathy at www.carlsonfuneralhome.com
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