War­ren H. Carney, 95, of Gran­ite City, Ill.

Daily Freeman (Kingston, NY) - - OBITUARIES -

GRAN­ITE CITY, ILL. >> War­ren H. Carney, 95, of Gran­ite City, died Aug. 31, 2016.

He was born Nov. 3, 1920, in Kingston, N.Y., a son of the late Moses and Hat­tie Carney.

The day af­ter Pearl Har­bor, Dec. 8, 1941, he en­listed in the U.S. Army. He was a vet­eran of World War II and the Korean War. Dur­ing his ser­vice years, he re­ceived a num­ber of medals in­clud­ing four Bat­tle Stars, the Na­tional De­fense Ser­vice Medal, Good Con­duct Medal, Korean Ser­vice Medal, the Euro­pean The­atre Op­er­a­tions Medal, and the United Na­tions Ser­vice Medal. Af­ter al­most 20 years in the Army, he was dis­charged on June 20, 1960. He re­turned to New York and lived with his wife and daugh­ter in High Falls, N.Y. He was also a long­time mem­ber of the Kingston Ma­sonic Lodge. Later he moved to Gran­ite City, where he en­joyed be­ing a school cross­ing guard.

War­ren is sur­vived by his lov­ing wife of 70 years, Ella Van Kleeck Carney; a daugh­ter, Mary Ha­gen (John) of Gran­ite City; a grand­daugh­ter, Sandy Driscoll of Maryville, Ill.; a grand­son, John Ha­gen III of Gran­ite City, Ill; and six great-grand­chil­dren. He is also sur­vived by three broth­ers, Clarence Carney of Pu­laski, N.Y., John Carney of Kingston, N.Y., and Bernard Carney (Mar­lene) of Stone Ridge, N.Y., and a sis­ter, Hilda Scher­ringer (Herb) of Lake Katrine, N.Y. Many nieces, neph­ews, and a sis­ter-in-law, Betty Knight, also sur­vive.

He was pre­de­ceased by five broth­ers, Ge­orge, Henry, Wil­lis, Mosely, and Harold; two sis­ters, Kather­ine Ni­chols and Dorothy Lawlor; a nephew, Allen Lawlor; and a niece, Brenda Carney.

Pur­suant to War­ren’s wishes, cre­ma­tion took place in Illi­nois and in­ter­ment of his ashes will take place at a later date in Fairview Ceme­tery, Stone Ridge, N.Y. (www.GJMoy­lanFuner­alHome.com)

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