Chesterton Tribune

Edward R. Carney dies at 64

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Edward R. Carney, 64, of Valparaiso, passed away Saturday, February, 7, 2009 at Porter Valparaiso Hospital Campus, Valparaiso.

He was born December 31, 1944 in Iowa City, Iowa, the son of Thomas E. and Bessie Ellen (Dvorak) Carney, both of whom preceded him in death.

He is survived by his wife Debra Carney-Murphy, of Valparaiso; two sons, Robert Carney, of Las Vegas, Nev. and Chad Newmire, of Valparaiso; a daughter, Shannan (Brian) Duncan, of Chesterton and one granddaughter, LaSon Carney, of Valparaiso.

Ed was a Veteran of the U.S. Army. He was a member of the American Legions Post #502, South Haven, Life Member of D.A.V. Chapter #35, of Portage, and member of the Moose Lodge #960 in Ottawa, Ill. He was employed at Bethlehem Steel (Mittal) in Building Maintenance with 41 years service.

Funeral services, will be at 11 a.m., Wednesday, Feb. 11 at White-Love Funeral Home, 525 S. 2nd Street, Chesterton. Interment will follow.

The family will receive friends from 4-8 p.m. Tuesday, Feb. 10 at White-Love Funeral Home. For information, please call 926-1309.

Posted 2/9/2009 (Revised 2/10/2009)