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Richard Carney
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Richard Carney

Obituary of Richard A. Carney

Shortsville, Richard A. Carney age 85, died on Wednesday July 22, 2020 at. Clifton Springs Hospital & Clinic. There will be no prior calling hours. A private burial will be held in Riverview Cemetery. It is requested that memorial donations be made to the Alzheimers Association 435 E Henrietta Rd, Rochester, NY 14620. Richard was born on May 17, 1935 in Manchester, New York the son of the late Henry and Mabel VanNorman Carney. He was a member of the Shortsville Methodist Church and Red Jacket Rotary Club where he was named Rotarian of the Year and a Paul Harris Fellow. Richard was a Boy Scout leader for 15 years. He was named National Volunteer of the Year through a GM Volunteer program for starting the Therapeutic Riding program and building the barns and riding ring at the Finger Lakes DDSO for the residents. He played Santa for FLDDSO and the Shortsville Community. Richard enjoyed the country life and camping with his family. He is survived by his Children Richard L. (Cindi Blankenberg) Carney of Shortsville Daniel T. Carney of Rushville Kimberly (Edward) Haers of Boones Mills VA Grandchildren Jason Carney, Brittney (David) Minter, Kaylee and Lindsay Haers. Nikki (Todd) Young Clifton Springs and Courtney Blankenberg Of Clifton Springs Brother in law Kenneth Chappelle of Shortsville Many great and great-great grandchildren. Many nieces and nephews. He was predeceased by his wife Janice who died on June 17, 2020 and his brother Donald and Francis Carney. Funeral arrangements have been made with the Cheney Funeral Home 70 Main Street Phelps
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