World War II veteran, Ernest F. Carney, Jr., age 86, passed away on Sunday, December 16, 2012, at his home. A McMinnville, TN, resident and Syracuse, NY, native, Mr. Carney was preceded in death by his parents Ernest F. Carney, Sr. and Frances Arnold Carney, his first wife Helen Carney, his second wife Betty E. Carney, sister Joan Fortino, brother Edward Carney, and step-son Francis D. LaQuier, Jr. Mr. Carney was a retired employee of Womack Printing Company.
He is survived by brother Don Carney of Syracuse, NY, sons and daughters-in-law Thomas and Sherry Carney of Bridgeport, NY, and Robert and Patricia Carney of Ooltewah, TN, daughters and sons-in-law Linda and George Love and Sharon and Doug Villeneuve all of Gouverneur, NY, step-daughter and husband Nona and Mark Guertin of McMinnville, TN, and step-daughter Monica Maetzold of Garland, Texas. Several grandchildren, great-grandchildren, and great-great grandchildren also survive.
Per Mr. Carney’s request, he was cremated. A memorial service will be held at a later date.
In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to Meals on Wheels, 106 East End Drive, McMinnville, TN 37110. 931-473-3514.
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McMinnville Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements. 931-473-6606.