Patrick J. Carney Jr. and Margaret (Loftus) Carney

Patrick J. Carney and Margaret (Loftus) Carney


Patrick J. Carney Jr.

Birth - July 24, 1856 Ireland
Death - June 22, 1949 Schenectady, New York


Ilion - Patrick Carney, 92, a retired Remington Typewriter Company employee, died June 22, 1949 in a Schenectady Hospital after a brief illness. He was born July 24, 1856 in Ireland and at the age of 11 he came to Ilion with his parents Patrick and Bridget Carney. He was retired from the Typewriter company about 30 years ago.

Mr Carney married Margaret Loftus in Frankfort more than 60 years ago, she died about 10 years ago. Since then he has resided with his son, J. Edward Carney, 22 West River St., Ilion and a daughter Miss Mary Carney, 14 Eagle St, Schenectady. Besides the son and daughter he leaves several grandchildren including Dr. Theodore Carney, Boston; John and Joseph Kennedy, Schenectady, Mrs. John O'Hallahan, Chicago; Mrs. Paul Clayton and William Kennedy, California; Robert Kennedy, Oregon and four in NYC.

Funeral will be tomorrow morning from the McGrath Funeral Home in Ilion and later from the Annunciation church. Burial will be in St. Agnes Cemetery here.



Margaret Loftus Carney

Wife of Patrick Carney Jr.
Birth - Nov. 9, 1858 County Sligo, Ireland
Death - Apr. 10, 1938 Schenectady, New York


Mrs. Patrick Carney, 79, who died Sunday after a long illness at her home, 14 Eagle street, will be buried in St, Agnes' cemetery, Ilion, after mass tomorrow morning at 9:30 o'clock in St. Luke's Church. The home will be open tonight.

She was born in Ireland and came to this country 75 years ago. She lived in Ilion at one time, and resided in this city about 16 years. She was a member of St. Luke's Church, and its Alter Rosary Society and Catholic Benefit Association.

Besides her husband, she leaves two daughters, Anna E. Carney and Mary Carney of this city; three sons, J. E. Carney of Ilion, Joseph W. Carney of China and Thomas Carney of this city. There are 12 grandchildren. A sister, Mrs. Anna Gilligan, lives in Frankfort.


Portraits from Patricia Kennedy Barney (grand-daughter)

Contributed by Jeff Carney - August 2012

Carney Family


Carney pages published by Aileen Carney Sweeney (with assistance from Jeff Carney)

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