Biography: JOSEPH W. CARNEY
ONEIDA- Joseph W. Carney, 74, of State Route 365, passed away on November 19, 2015, peacefully in the comfort of his home, with his family by his side after a brief illness.
Born in Utica on September 7, 1941, he was the son of Edward A. and Mina M. Slater Carney. A lifelong resident of Central New York, Joe was a graduate of Madison Central School and later earned his associates degree while in United States Air Force, where he served on active duty for twenty years.
Prior to his retirement in the mid 1990’s, Joe was employed with the former Griffiss Air Force Base in telecommunications.
Surviving are: his loving companion and soul mate, Nancy Rinehard of Oneida; three daughters and two sons-in-law, Eileen Kipp of Rochester, Darleen and Joseph Burke of Westernville, OH and Diane and Rick Manning of Gray, TN; one son and daughter-in-law, Patrick and Carm Carney of Rochester; ten grandchildren, Ryan, Julianna and Trevor Carney, Elena, Seth, Daniel and Andrew Manning, Matthew, Grace and Kate Burke; two sisters and brothers-in-law, Clara and John Bortle of Oneida and Elaine and Larry Arnold of Clifton Park; three brothers and two sisters-in-law, Edward W. Carney of Stockbridge, Harold and Brenda Carney of Oriskany Falls and Paul and Carol Carney of Eaton; two nieces, Laura and Tammy and Nancy’s daughters and granddaughters, Karen and David Levin, Tricia and Jason Terranova and Kate and Julia. He was predeceased by Charles, an infant brother.
Funeral services will be held 11am Tuesday from the First Presbyterian Church, corner of Broad and Stone Streets, Oneida, with the Reverend Stuart Wattles, officiating. Interment will be made in Sunset Hill Cemetery, Clinton. There are no prior hours of visitation.
In lieu of flowers, contributions may be made to Wanderer’s Rest Humane Association, P.O.Box 535, Canastota, NY 13032, in memory of his dog Regina, his baby girl, who died earlier this year. Arrangements are under the care of Campbell-Dean Funeral Home, Inc., 260 Main Street, Oneida. To leave a message of condolence, please visit www.campbell-dean.com.
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