John W. Carney, 80, volunteered with Virginia Beach Police Department

John W. Carney
John W. Carney

John W. Carney, 80, of Virginia Beach, passed away Wednesday, July 11, 2018. He was born in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, to the late John and Mary Carney.

John proudly served in the U.S. Air Force Honor Guard. He retired as the sales director at Jobson Publications. He was an active parishioner of Church of the Holy Family, a member of the choir and the Knights of Columbus. John was a volunteer at Sentara Virginia Beach General Hospital and the Virginia Beach Police Department.

Left to cherish his memory are his wife of 57 years, Kathleen Carney; three daughters, Kathleen Martin, Bridget Sclafani and Megan Grills; three sons, Patrick Carney, John Carney and Brendan Carney; 12 grandchildren; along with extended family members and friends.

A memorial Mass will be celebrated at 11 a.m., Saturday, July 14, at Church of the Holy Family. A final committal service will be held at Arlington National Cemetery at a later date.

Please consider a memorial donation to Congregation of Notre Dame in Wilton Connecticut, 30 Highfield Road, Wilton, CT 06897.

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