in memoriam

In Memory of Timothy James Carey

January 30, 2022


It is with a heavy heart that we share the passing of Timothy James Carey on January 30, 2022.

He is survived by his beloved wife Denise, son Brian and daughter Aileen. He is also survived by his mother and father-in-law, Marge and James; his best friend and brother Tom Carey and his wife Carol, his loving sisters Lisa Swatek and Laurie Marciano and her husband Mark; his 3 brother-in-laws and their wives Danny and Barbara, Sean and Michele and Brian and Jackie along with 7 nieces Allison, Mariana, Julie, Kayla, Colleen, Kelly, Anna Julia, and 5 nephews Danilo, Tim, James, Michael and Matthew.

Tim worked at the Port Authority of NY/NJ for 38 years and recently retired in October 2021. His world revolved around his family/friends and he supported his kids by coaching their basketball, baseball and softball teams for many years. He loved to travel and spend time on the beach playing horseshoes with his family. He also enjoyed playing golf as well. He was a member of the Elks and Knights of Columbus. Tim was an avid Notre Dame and Yankee fan. His love for music and concerts will always be remembered.

He will truly be missed by everyone.

The family will receive friends from 3:00 to 7:00 pm on Wednesday at the Vander Plaat Funeral Home,, 257 Godwin Avenue, Wyckoff, NJ. A Funeral Mass will be celebrated 12:00 pm on Thursday at St Luke’s Church, 340 Franklin Turnpike, Ho-Ho-Kus. Interment will follow at the George Washington Memorial Park in Paramus.

In lieu of flowers, donations in Tim’s memory can be made to the Prostate Cancer Foundation: