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1936 Joseph 2022

Joseph M. Carney Sr.

April 20, 1936 — July 23, 2022


Joseph M. Carney Sr., of Hamilton, passed away Saturday, July 23, 2022 at home with his family by his side.

He was born April 20, 1936 to James Blaise and Mildred (Randall) Carney in Wilkinsburg.

He attended the Grange Church of God. Joe was a coal miner for many years. He owned and operated a junkyard, was a farmer and later in life became a landlord. After his retirement, Joe along with his wife Susan built an antique museum with items he acquired over the years. They continually added to the museum by attending auctions, which was one of his favorite things to do. Joe enjoyed traveling, bus tours, playing solitaire, and attending Center Hall antique tractor shows. Joe has over 60 antique tractors in his collection. When he was younger, he and his wife would have large Halloween parties, and give hay rides with his antique tractors.

He is survived by his wife of 51 years, whom he married, April 3, 1971, Susan Gail (Kromer) Carney, Hamilton, six children, Brenda Carney, Sarasota, FL, Debbie Carney Yeager and husband Randy, Punxsutawney, Tammi Ward, Park Hall, MD, Tonia McEwen and husband Kevin, Sandy Lake, Trina Carney, Punxsutawney, Ed Carney, Hamilton, three sisters, Alice Link, Glenshaw, Sally Jordon and husband James, Sue Wolf and husband Paul, both of Allison Park, 20 grandchildren, and 30 great grandchildren.

He was preceded in death by his parents, a sister Mildred (Carney) Buffington, a daughter Norma Jean Carney, a son Joseph Michael Carney Jr., and daughter-in-law Brandi Carney.

Friends will be received on Tuesday from 4:00 PM until the time of service at 5:30 PM at the Grange Church of God, 97 Enterline Road, Punxsutawney, PA 15767, with Pastor Dave Hollis officiating. Interment will take place at the Carney Cemetery on the family farm.

The McCabe Funeral Home Inc., of Punxsutawney, has been entrusted with the arrangements

In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made to Susan Carney, PO Box 40, Hamilton, PA 15744 for future expenses.

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Tuesday, July 26, 2022

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Tuesday, July 26, 2022

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