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“To the Carney Family, I am deeply sadden too hear and read of my dear friend, Herb's passing. I had the GREAT PLEASURE, of working with your Husband,...Read More »
1 of 10 | Posted by: Toussaint Jackson - Milford, MA


2 of 10 | Posted by: Joan Austin - S.Yarmouth, MA

“Alice, Kevin, Brian and Tom, please accept our sympathy and prayers for your loss. Dave & Mimi Tudman ”
3 of 10 | Posted by: Miriam Tudman - Athol, MA

“All of the Horgans send their sincere sympathy and love. Mr. Carney was a dear friend to our father and family. We thoroughly enjoyed his sharing...Read More »
4 of 10 | Posted by: The Horgan Family

“You will be terribly missed. We loved hearing your stories about you and my dad. My parents treasured your and Alice's friendship. Rest in peace,...Read More »
5 of 10 | Posted by: The Maloney Girls - Weymouth, MA

“Dear friend of 69 years. A loyal friend to all the Strandway's football team and South Boston neighbors.Alice and family, you are in my prayers ”
6 of 10 | Posted by: A friend

“Rest Dear Friend until we meet again! ”
7 of 10 | Posted by: Barbara & Arthur Corbett-Flavin - MA

“I am so sorry for your loss. Uncle Herb was a great man, I always looked forward to talking to him at family gatherings. He and the family are in my...Read More »
8 of 10 | Posted by: Sarah Feeley - Linthicum, MD

“Alice, Kevin, Brian and TomIts hard to explain the loss we feel, Herb was always part of the Feeley family, I especially enjoyed talking to Herb...Read More »
9 of 10 | Posted by: David and Karen Feeley - MA

“The Gately Family and Staff wish to express our sincere sympathy to you. It is our hope that we may be able to make a difficult time more bearable....Read More »
10 of 10 | Posted by: John W. Gately, John H. Gately & Fred Sprague - MA


Herbert K. Carney (July 10, 1934 – January 15, 2019)

Age 84, of Wakefield, Burlington, and South Boston, passed peacefully at home surrounded by his family. Herb is survived by his beloved wife and best friend of 59 years, Alice Feeley Carney. Herb was the devoted father of Kevin and wife Carol, the late Michael, Brian, and Thomas and spouse Steven Scott; loving grandfather of Katherine, Michael, Robert, Thomas, Alexander, Sean, Kayla, and Abigail; son of the late Herbert and Alice Carney; brother of the late John and Thomas Carney; Brother-in-law of Carol and the late George Lee, Thomas and Joan Feeley, Jeremiah and Mary Jane Feeley, Catherine and Larry Dennison, Mary and Paul Downing, Paul and Nancy Feeley, Maureen and Jack Woods, David and Karen Feeley, the late Francis Feeley, Paul and the late Rose MacDonald, and the late Charles Feeley and Susan Mullens. Herb was a 39-year employee of the Polaroid Corporation, member of the Burlington Knights of Columbus, a 15-year member of Burlington Little League and Babe Ruth, and a member of the Strandway Castle Island Association. Herb was a member of the Gate of Heaven High School Class of 1953, and served in the Navy from 1954-1956. A Mass of Christian Burial will be held at Most Blessed Sacrament Church 1155, Main St. Wakefield on Saturday, January 19, 2019 at 11:30AM. Relatives & friends are respectfully invited to attend. Interment will be private. As an expression of sympathy, in lieu of flowers, memorial contributions in Herb Carney's name may be sent to Lahey Health at Home, Hospice, 800 W Cummings Park, Suite 5000, Woburn, MA 01801 or you may also donate online at support.laheyhealth.org/HomeHealthgive.