Shirley W. Duncklee Carey, 92, of Wallingford passed away peacefully on Thursday, January 11, 2018 at the Connecticut Hospice, Branford with her family by her side. She was the beloved wife of the late Edward J. Carey, Jr. Shirley was born in New Haven on August 7, 1925 and was the daughter of the late Clifford and Inez Sandquist Duncklee. She had worked as a technical supervisor for J.B.T. Instruments for 35 years until her retirement. Shirley was an avid gardener, enjoyed crocheting and was involved with many local fairs. She was a loving woman devoted to her family and will especially be missed by her two loving sisters Jean and Alice; and Briana who has made each day better than the next. Mother of Linda (Kelly) McMahon and Edward J. (Karen) Carey III. Sister of Jean Daley and Alice (Salvatore) Rizzo. Also survived by 11 grandchildren and 20 great-grandchildren.

Private funeral services will be conducted in the North Haven Funeral Home, 36 Washington Avenue. Interment will be private in Beaverdale Memorial Park. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to the Connecticut Hospice, Inc., 100 Double Beach Road, Branford, CT 06405