Ellen ‘Nell’ Mary CAREY

25th March 1923 to 10th September 2020


Daughter of John Farley and Bridget Finnigan both deceased of Toolong.

The last of her generation in a long line of Farleys.


Dearly loved wife of the late Michael James Carey of Koroit.


Adored mother and mother in law of Francis (dec.) and Maureen; Des and Sandra; Brian and Anne (dec.), and Jenny; Greg and Eve.


Cherished grandmother of Cathryn, Saraid and Sherman; Joshua and Amy; Michael and Jodie, Mark, Leigh and Taylor; Olivia and Alexander.


Great grandmother of Felix, Nina and William.


A gracious, well-respected and beautiful lady

who took pride in her Koroit community and family.


Private funeral due to attendance restrictions

The Service recording will be available from 6.30p.m on Tuesday (September 15) on the ‘Streaming section’ at

Funeral Notice



  1. The McElgunn family extend their sincerest condolences to our lifetime neighbours. Nell was loved and respected by all in Koroit and it was our pleasure to have known her and her family. Sympathy to the boys!

    Barry McElgunn October 20, 2020
  2. Deepest sympathy to the Carey family, on the passing of Nell, will miss our Friday afternoon catchups, helping Nell around the house, but mostly will miss the great chats we had. Fondly remembered

    Jenny Conheady September 15, 2020
  3. We have only been Nell’s neighbour for 3 years and couldn’t have asked for a better neighbour. Will miss the occasional chat over the fence.
    Rest In Peace.
    Tony and Rita Cassar

    Rita Cassar September 15, 2020
  4. Deepest sympathy to the Carey family
    Lorraine and Bill Dunne
    Carolyn O,Rourke and families

    Lorraine Dunne September 13, 2020
  5. Adored elder sister of Vince and Joan Farley.( both dec ). Loving Aunty of Neville,Brian ,Micheal (dec). Brendan and families. Our Condolences to all the Carey families.

    Neville Farley September 12, 2020
  6. Our love and thoughts are with all the Carey family.
    We have a lot of very fond memories of a special lady, who was our dear neighbour for over 30 years. Nell always looked immaculate and loved a regular chat. Rest peacefully. Love from Brendan, Michelle, Amy and Nathan Holscher x

    Michelle Holscher September 12, 2020
  7. Adored elder sister of Vince and Joan Farley.(both dec ). Loving Aunty of Neville,Brian ,Micheal (dec) ,Brendan and Families Our Condolences to all the Carey Families.

    Neville Farley September 12, 2020
  8. (Nellie Carey) Dearly loved sister of Jack and Pauline Farley, both deceased, loving auntie of Raymond, Pauline, Helen, Shirley, John, Mary and Leo. Deepest Sympathy to the boys, a beautiful Lady now with Her loving Husband Mick. Rest in peace Auntie Nellie.

    Frank Harney September 12, 2020
  9. Dearly loved sister of Kevin and Theresa Farley (both dec).

    Ever gracious Nellie, loved aunt of Bernard and Carmel, Dennis and Rosalie (dec), Barry and Marita, Tony and Jill, Chris and Angela and their families.

    Dennis Farley September 12, 2020
  10. Deepest sympathy to the Carey family on the passing of Nell.I was fortunate to be able to see Nell on a regular basis through my work. Des and Carmel Noonan and family.

    Des Noonan September 12, 2020