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John E. Carney 

*2 Sep 1937 - †28 May 2007


a) Carney, John E. "Jack" Essexville, Michigan Mr. Carney passed away suddenly Saturday morning, May 26, 2007 at Bay Regional Medical Center. Age 69 years. He was born September 2, 1937 in Bay City and has resided in this area all of his life. He was a member of St. John the Evangelist Catholic Church in Essexville. He graduated from Visitation High School and from Central Michigan University with his Masters in Education. Mr. Carney taught school in the Bay City School System for forty years and retired from Bay City Central High School as the Athletic Director and was currently employed at Gephart Funeral Home, Inc. He was a member of the Michigan High School Athletic Association and the M.E.A.. Most of all Jack enjoyed vacations with his family, traveling and cruising special places with his wife Nancy and spending time with his grandchildren who referred to him as Pipi. Jack is survived by his wife the former Nancy Huebner whom he married on July 1, 1961 in St. James Catholic Church. He is also survived by one son and daughter-in-law; Michael and Stephanie Carney of Essexville, one daughter and one son-in-law; Mary Sue and Eric McFarlane of Essexville; four grand-children whom he cherished: Molly Carney, Austin, Spencer and Dylan McFarlane; two step grandchildren; Nicolette and Josh Sheller and his grand dog; Zack; one sister, Patricia (Robert) McMann, one special cousin, Carol (Jim) Carriveau; one aunt, Ruth (Frank) Fuhr all of Bay City, brothers-in-law, sisters-in-law, nieces, nephews, cousins, friends. He was predeceased by his mother and father; Dorothy and James Carney, one daughter-in-law; Mary Kate Carney, his mother-in-law and father-in-law; Helen and Harold Huebner, many aunts and uncles. The Funeral Liturgy will be Celebrated Thursday, May 31, 2007 at 1:00 p.m. at St. John the Evangelist Catholic Church. Celebrant will be Rev. Fr. Patrick O'Connor with the Rite of Committal following in St. Patrick's Catholic Cemetery. Friends may call at the Gephart Funeral Home, Inc. Tuesday from 5:00 to 9:00 p.m. and Wednesday from 1:00 to 5:00 and 7:00 to 9:00 p.m. Mr. Carney will be taken to the church on Thursday to lie in state from 12:00 o'clock Noon and until the time of services. The Vigil for the Deceased will take place Wednesday evening at 8:00 p.m. at the funeral home. If you are considering a memorial contribution in memory of Mr. Carney the family would like you to consider St. John the Evangelist Catholic Church Building Fund or Kate's Challenge in honor of his late daughter-in-law Mary Kate Carney.

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1) Address: St. James Catholic Church