Jerry L. Carnevale

Jerry L. Carnevale, 94, of Williamsport, died peacefully Monday, Nov. 6, 2017, at his home.

Born August 4, 1923, in Williamsport, he was a son of Dominic and Lucy (Mercante) Carnevale.

In addition to his parents he was preceded in death by his wife of 40 years, Dorothy A. (Harrison) Carnevale in 2004; and four brothers, Joseph, Peter, John, and Frank Carnevale.

Jerry was a U.S. Navy Veteran of 22 years, and served during World War II and the Korean War. He served on the USS Dobin during Pearl Harbor, and continued to serve in the Pacific Theatre during World War II. Following his military career he was employed as a welder at Kellogg’s and retired from Pullman Power. He was a 56 year member of the Plumbers and Pipefitters Union Local 520. Jerry was an avid NASCAR and the New York Yankees fan. He enjoyed helping build sprint cars and would go to Selinsgrove Speedway to watch his cars. He was a member of St. Joseph the Worker Parish and the Republican League, Newberry.

Surviving are two children, Karen A. Potter, of Williamsport, and Stephen D. Carnevale (Mary), of Williamsport; four grandchildren, Rachel Potter (Gerard), Kate Baker (Kevin), Shannon Potter, and Ethan Carnevale; nine great-grandchildren, Ciaran, Alicia, Sarah, Seth, Jordan, Zach, Sydney, Raegan, and Jenavieve; three great-great-grandchildren, Ryland, Aberdeen, and Ellie; two sisters, Helen Allgaier, of Annapolis, Md., and Virginia Marchese, of Williamsport; and several nieces and nephews.

Visitation will be held from 5-7 p.m. Friday, November 10, at Sanders Mortuary, 821 Diamond St., Williamsport.

A graveside service will be held 10 a.m. Saturday, November 11, at Wildwood Cemetery with military honors.

Memorial contributions in Jerry’s name may be made the Susquehanna Health Foundation c/o Home Care and Hospice, 1001 Grampian Blvd., Williamsport, PA 17701.