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 William E “Bill” McCartney

William E “Bill” McCartney

Neelyton, Huntingdon County, Pennsylvania, USA
Death 24 Mar 1994 (aged 77)
Huntingdon County, Pennsylvania, USA
Burial Shade Gap, Huntingdon County, Pennsylvania, USA
Memorial ID 100020915 · View Source
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William E. "Bill" McCartney, 77, of RD 1, Box 512, Honey Grove, formerly of the Mount Union area, died t 2:03 p.m. Thursday, March 24, 1994, at his cabin in Cromwell Township, Huntingdon County.

A graveside service was held March 29 at Pleasant Hill Cemetery, Shade Gap RD. Arrangements were under the direction of Robert D. Heath Funeral Home, Mount Union.

Born Feb. 14, 1917, at Neelyton, he was a son of the late John and Annie (Miller) McCartney. He was twice married: First, on Aug. 25, 1934, to Ella Carl, who died June 26, 1960; then, to Verna Grove on Dec 3, 1962.

Surviving are his wife, at their home; five children; Robert McCartney, Gouldsboro; Mrs. Emory (Jean) Lantz, Shade Gap; Mrs. John (Sandra) Drake, Shirleysburg RD 1; Michael McCartney and Wayne McCartney, both of Honey Grove; seven grandchildren; and two great-grandchildren.

Also surviving are five brothers and sisters: Mildred Hollabaugh, Lancaster; Mrs. Robert (Grace) Ulsh and Mrs. John (Zelda) Hanock, both of Mount Union RD 1; Kathleen Dossie Smith, Three Springs; and Leonard McCartney, Halifax.

Preceding him in death were a son, Thomas McCartney, and two brothers, Cloyd McCartney and Kenneth McCartney.

Mr. McCartney was of the Protestant faith.

He was a member of the Mifflintown Post, American Legion.

In 1979, Mr. McCartney retired from Ralston-Purina Inc., Mechancisburg, after a number of years of service. He had also been employed during his lifetime at the American Viscose Corp. in Lewistown and at Empire Kosher Inc., Mifflintown.

During World War II, he had served with the U.S. Navy in the South Pacific.

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