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George E. Carney, a retired longtime supervisor in facilities, died Jan. 22 at his Lowell home. He was 72.
Carney retired in 1996 after 32 years with the Department of Facilities.
The husband of the late Ruth I. (Turcotte) Carney, he is survived by three sons, Wayne, Christopher and James, all of Lowell, Mass.; three daughters, Vickey Ann Carney of Lowell, Michelle Graham and her husband, Joseph Graham, of Lowell, and Bernadette DiPiano of Virginia; a sister, Teresa Ann Bennett of Alabama; and 14 grandchildren.
A funeral Mass will be celebrated at St. Theresa Church, Billerica, at 9 a.m. on Friday, Jan. 27. Visiting hours are 4 to 7 p.m. Thursday at Sweeney Memorial Funeral Home, 66 Concord Road, Billerica.
Donations may be made to the Lowell General Hospital Cancer Center, 295 Varnum Ave., Lowell, MA 01854.