Visitation at Funeral Home
Mass of Christian Burial
Obituary of CWO2 William F. Carberry, US Army Retired
CWO2 William F. Carberry, US Army, Retired
CWO2 William F. Carberry II, Retired, 92, of Athens, PA, passed away on Sunday, September 15, 2019 at Sayre Personal Care Center.
He was born on August 20, 1927 in Worcester, MA, the son of the late William F. and Alice Mary Carberry.
William retired from the US Army after 21 years. He started his military career in the Army-Air Corps during WWII, serving in China. He met and married his wife, Marian Allen, in 1945. Upon retirement, they settled in Athens, PA. He received his Bachelors' Degree from Mansfield State University in 1982. He worked for Bradford County as a Social Worker, retiring in 1988.
He was a lifetime member of the Athens Borough Fire Department and Fire Police, a member of the VFW Skiff-Bower Post#1536, Athens American Legion Post #246, Knights of Columbus, and Ball Skerpon Post 773. He was a member of the Valley Catholic Churches and enjoyed singing in the choir.
William was an avid hunter and enjoyed playing poker with his friends. After retirement, Bill and Marian enjoyed traveling with their good friends George and Toni Ballenstedt, until Marian's passing in 2009.
He is predeceased by his wife, Marian H. Carberry, granddaughter, Emily Joy Iddings, and son-in-law, Alkiviadis "Alex" Stampoulis.
William is survived by his children, Susan and Donald Lange of Fredericksburg, VA, Marian and Clayton Loushay of Woodbridge, VA, Patricia Stampoulis of Spring Hill, FL, Pamela and Dr. Eduardo Ehrenwald of Deluth, MN, Retired Lt. Col. William and Stephanie Carberry of Colorado Springs, CO, Douglas and Colleen Carberry of Woodbridge, VA, and Laura Carberry of Elmira, NY, grandchildren, Jeffrey and Cristi Lange, Elizabeth and Brian Nast, Charles and Gisela Sturzenegger, Mattthew Pennell, Fevronia and Michael Broderick, Anastasia Stampoulis, Kyle and Lauren Carberry, Stephen and Emily Carberry, Annie Carberry, Courtney Carberry, Samantha Carberry, Casey Iddings, and Kelly Anne Iddings, 13 great-grandchildren, brother, Kenneth Carberry of Milton, MA, sister, Doris Davis of NH, and several nieces and nephews.
Family and friends may call on Thursday, September 19, 2019 from 6pm-8pm at the Jay E. Lowery Funeral Home and Cremation Services, Inc., 225 South Main Street, Athens, PA. A Mass of Christian Burial will be held on Friday, September 20, 2019 at 9:30am at the Church of the Epiphany, 304 South Elmer Avenue, Sayre, PA with the Rev. Andrew Hvozdovic officiating.
Burial will follow in Tioga Point Cemetery, Athens, PA.
Memorial donations may be made in William's name to: Wounded Warriors Project, 4899 Belfort Road, Suite 300, Jacksonville, FL 32256 or www.woundedwarriorproject.org.