Loretta L. Carey, 68, was mother of New Milford woman

Loretta Linda (Luks) Carey, 68, of Tucson, Ariz., formerly of Danbury, died Aug. 24, 2009, at New Milford Hospital.

She was born Dec. 30, 1940, in Mt. Vernon, N.Y., daughter of the late Frederick and Virginia (Wilson) Luks.

Mrs. Carey was a resident of Danbury for 40 years before moving to Arizona.

She worked as an office administrator for Regional Hospice of Western Connecticut for 20 years until her retirement in 2005.

Mrs. Carey is survived by four children, Nancy Bradley and her husband, Shawn, and their daughter, Georgia Grace, of Tucson, Ariz., Jill Carey and her spouse, Mary-Beth Russo, and their children, Justin and Stephanie, of West Hartford, Diane Solimando and her husband, Mark, of New Milford, and Patrick Carey of Danbury.

The Hull Funeral Home of Danbury was in charge of arrangements.