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Sylvester J. Carney

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Sylvester J. Carney Obituary
Sylvester Johnston Carney, 94, of Cleveland, Ohio, formerly of Apollo, passed away Friday, Oct. 6, 2017, in West Lake, Ohio. He was born April 1, 1923, in Armstrong County, son of the late Earl S. and Bertha Mae Barrickman Carney. Sylvester was an Army veteran, serving in the European Theater during World War II. He was a life member of the VFW, and the American Legion, a member of the Slovak clubs in East Vandergrift and North Vandergrift (Parks Township). He was a drywall finisher by trade and worked many years in the construction industry. He enjoyed bowling, gardening, traveling, train rides, socializing with friends, and especially attending his Army reunions. He is survived by four children, Richard Carney, and his wife, Mary, of North Ridgeville, Ohio, Terry Carney, of Elyria, Ohio, Sylvia Hejl, and her husband, Joe, of Mantua, Ohio, and Gloria Carney (Rick Donnelly), of Cleveland, Ohio; seven grandchildren; 17 great-grandchildren; four great-great-grandchildren; and his sister, Dolores Carney, of Chicago, Ill. In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by his wife, Helen I. Blystone Carney; and a brother, Kenneth Carney.
Family will receive friends from 4 to 8 p.m. Tuesday, Oct. 10, 2017, in the KELLY L. CORRIDONI FUNERAL HOME LTD., 1916 Moore Ave., North Apollo, Pa. Services will be held at 11 a.m. Wednesday, Oct. 11, 2017, in the funeral home, with Pastor Lee Rupert officiating. Interment will be held in Riverview Cemetery, Apollo.
Family suggests in lieu of flowers, donations may be made in Sylvester's memory to The Western Reserve Hospice, 17876 St. Clair Ave., Cleveland, Ohio 44110. To view and send online condolences, visit us at www.corridonifuneralhomes.com.
Published in The Valley News Dispatch on Oct. 9, 2017
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