8/24/2020 – Carol E. Pete, Formerly of Clayton

Carol Elizabeth Pete, 76, of Monterey, VA, passed away Thursday, August 20, 2020 at Bath Community Hospital, Hot Springs.

She was born in Watertown, N.Y. on July 22, 1944, a daughter of the late Harold Leonard and Helen Elizabeth (Marsh) Seymour. On August 4, 1962 she married Barry James Pete.

Carol in her younger years was famous for her gardening, canning and cooking and hosting delicious meals for her friends and family. Her family was her life and she loved them with all that she had. Her sweet personality and beautiful smile were shared with everyone that she met.                                                                 

In addition to her husband, Barry, of Monterey, she is survived by a son, Barry J. Pete Jr. and wife, Tammie of Clayton, N.Y.; two daughters, Yvette Reome and husband, Bruce of LaFargeville, N.Y. and Yvonne Wimer and husband, Steven of Monterey; six grandchildren, Barry, Clifton and Joseph Pete, Tyler Reome, and Lucas and Brianna Wimer; as well as special care giver, Ann Puffenbarger.

She was predeceased by her parents and a brother, Andrew Seymour.

The family will hold a memorial service at a later date. Burial will be private in Clayton, N.Y., at the convenience of the family.

Memorial contributions may be sent to Monterey Lions Club, P.O. Box 131, Monterey or Word of Faith Outreach Ministry, P.O. Box 276, Monterey, Va. 24465.

Local arrangements are with the T.R. Jetty Funeral Home in Clayton.


  1. mary green Posted

    B.J. , Yvette and family-so very sorry for your loss… she was a good lady…met her-always smiling….her smile truly lit up a room…take care and god bless

  2. Walt & Cathy Perry Posted

    Barry and Family, So sad to hear of Carol’s passing. She was a great person to know.I had some good times with her growing up. Barry we heard how well you took care of her. Take care of yourself now as that is what Carol would want.

    Sincerly Walt & Cathy

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