Frank Richard Carney

May 31, 1932 ‒ August 09, 2016

Galion, Ohio

Frank Richard “Dick” Carney, 84, of Galion passed away unexpectedly Tuesday, August 9, 2016 at Marion General Hospital.

Born May 31, 1932 in Brooklyn, New York, he was the son of Francis M. and Helene (Noreen) Carney. He married Mary (Van Newaal) Carney on January 11, 1969 and she survives.

He graduated high school in 1951 from New Lebanon Central High School in Lebanon Springs, New York and went on to serve his country during the Korean Conflict in the United States Navy. He worked as a machinist at Watervliet Arsenal for ten years and then retired from the Ford Motor Company in Green Island, New York in 1991. He enjoyed golfing, bowling and spending time with his family.

In addition to his wife, he is survived by four children, Richard (Nancy) Carney of Dale City, Virginia, Robert (Nancy) Carney of Clifton Park, New York, Ray (Ann Sirtori) Carney of Mechanicville, New York and Erin (Steve) Williams of Galion; daughter-in-law, Stephanie Carney of Clifton Park, New York; 14 grandchildren; 5 great grandchildren; his sister, Audrey Carney of Brunswick, New York and several nieces and nephews.

In addition to his parents he is also preceded in death by a son, Ronald Carney and two brothers, Howard “Red” Carney and Bob Carney.

The family will receive friends from 4 to 7 p.m. Friday, August 12, 2016 at Richardson Davis Chapel of Snyder Funeral Homes, 218 South Market St., Galion, Ohio 44833. A funeral service will be held at 11 a.m. Saturday, August 13, 2016 at St. Paul United Methodist Church, 746 Cherry Street, Galion, Ohio 44833, with Father James D. O’Neill officiating.

Full military honors will be conducted by the United States Navy and Galion Crestline Veterans Military Funeral Detail.

Richardson Davis Chapel of Snyder Funeral Homes in Galion is honored to serve the family of Frank Carney, and condolences may be made to them at www.SnyderFuneralHomes.

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  • Mary and family we were sad to hear of Dicks unexpected passing. Our visit last time you were here is so fresh in our minds and will be in our hearts . He was a wonderful friend and we will miss him. Our thoughts and prayers to you, Rick, Bob, Ray and Erin. Love to all. Rita and Dave.

  • “I will lift up mine eyes unto the hills, from whence cometh my help.
    My help cometh from the Lord, which made heaven and earth.
    The Lord is thy keeper: the Lord is thy shade upon thy right hand.”
    Psalm 121

    On behalf of the State Board of the Ohio Child Conservation League, I extend our deepest sympathy, our prayers, and our support in any way needed. We grieve with you, Mary, as your friend. We pray that God will grant your family peace at this time of greatest need.
    Peggy Mills Warner, State President

  • Mary and family, Our sincere condolences and sympathies on Dick’s passing away. Please know you are in our thoughts and prayers.
    Sandy and Jim Westhead

  • I am so sorry to hear about your husband’s passing. I know how hard it is to get through this but I know God will be with you. I so enjoyed our time working together and I will be thinking of you.