Harry J. Carney

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FRIENDSHIP - Harry J. Carney, 95, of 28 S. Branch Road, passed away Thursday (April 19, 2018) at Wellsville Manor Nursing Home, following a brief illness.

Born Aug. 4, 1922, in Galeton, Pa., he was the son of John L. and Julia E. Douglas Carney. In Friendship, on July 3, 2003, he married the former Ruth E. Cline, who survives.

Harry had resided most of his life in Friendship. He had attended Cuba Schools.

He then served with the Navy during WWII, where he saw combat in the Pacific Theater and receiving several medals.

After the Navy, he worked several years in the oil fields around Wellsville. In 1950, he became employed at Worthington Corp., in Wellsville, where he eventually became a supervisor, retiring in 1968.

For many winters he enjoyed residing in Florida.

He enjoyed gardening, traveling and especially being with family and friends.

Harry was a member of the Friendship American Legion Post 1168 and the Amvets Post 1 in Cuba.

Surviving besides his wife, Ruth are three sons, John (Kathy) Carney of Friendship, David (Pat) Carney of Bolivar and Dan (Ellen) Carney of Friendship; many grandchildren and great-grandchildren; two brothers, Richard (Caroline) Carney of Friendship and Arthur (Marge) Carney of Nile; several nieces and nephews.

Predeceased by a daughter, Sandra Teller; two brothers, John Carney and Alfred Carney; a sister; and a grandson, Dale Teller.

There will be no visitation or funeral. A graveside service will be held at the convenience of the family.

Memorials may be made to a .
Published in The Olean Times Herald on Apr. 21, 2018
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