Gerard Edward Carney

June 15, 1946December 19, 2018

Gerard Edward Carney ‘Jerry’, of Lilburn Georgia, died Wednesday December 19th 2018 at his home, at the age of 72. Jerry was born in Corona, New York City on June 15th 1946 to Gerard and Helen Engel Carney. Jerry received a B.S. degree from Boston University and his Master’s degree from Columbia University. He had a successful CPA practice, Carney & Petway, in Stone Mountain, Georgia for many years. He also taught evening classes in economics at Georgia State University and Oglethorpe University in Atlanta. He was a big New York Yankees fan throughout his life. Although he adapted to the south in many ways, he never lost his New York accent. He is survived by his cousin Laura Thompson of Denver, Colorado.


  • Graveside Service Saturday, January 12, 2019

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