James Mark Carney
Mark Carney passed away suddenly on November 11, 2013 at the age of 48. Mark was born in Melbourne Florida. He was preceded in death by his father, Mike Carney. He is survived by his mother Mary, sisters Michelle Whitehead, Marie Thomas (Dave). He is also survived by niece Brittany Prevost (Scott), nephews Jeff, Jordan and Jaret Whitehead, Joel, Michael and Gavin Thomas, grand niece, Shelby Prevost and grand nephew, Logan Prevost. He is also survived by several uncles, aunts and cousins.
Mark was a happy, caring person who spent all his life giving to others. He first started volunteering at Harbor City Ambulance Squad where he was so proud to be a member of the honor squad. After the squad was disbanded he volunteered at the Satellite Beach County Fire Department. He then volunteered at the Central Florida Blood Bank for several years where he was given several awards for volunteering so many hours. Mark spent many hours assisting with fund raisers for the Brevard County Disability Program especially with the annual golf tournaments.
Mark enjoyed bowling and participated in bowling with the Special Olympics, going to the movies, walking the Mall and sending texts to his cousins and friends about his favorite Miami Dolphins and Florida Seminoles.
Mark was a member of Ascension Catholic Church. His memorial service will be held Friday. November 22, 2013 at 11:30 AM followed with burial at Melbourne Cemetery. Reception will be held at Ascension Church Hall after the burial.
Published in FLORIDA TODAY on Nov. 19, 2013