Gerald W. "Jerry" Barney

Gerald W. "Jerry" Barney, 73, of Carbondale, PA, died Sunday afternoon, May 5, 2019 at Geisinger Community Medical Center, Scranton, PA. He is survived by his wife of 48 years the former, Helen Agentovich.

Born April 22, 1946 in Clifford Township, PA, he was the son of the late Ivan Milton Barney and the late Sarah Corrine Adams Barney Beader.

Jerry was a hard worker his entire life and had been self employed in the cleaning and hauling business. He also operated Barney's Antiques and Collectables on Main Street, Carbondale. Jerry enjoyed his scratch off lottery tickets, playing cards, especially solitaire and planting a garden each year. His greatest joy in life was his family, whom he loved unconditionally. He will be fondly remembered as a loving husband, father, grandfather and great grandfather.

He is survived by five children: Gerald Barney, Jr., and wife, Peggy of Bowling Green, KY, Robert Barney, Tanya Fagan, Jason Barney and Stacy Barney and companion, Robert Arthur all of Carbondale, PA; five grandchildren: Stephan, Kaitlyn and Jonathan Barney, Joshua Arthur and Christopher Skorets; two great granddaughters: McKaylee and Kelcie; five sisters: Gail Cain of Carbondale, PA, Sonya Mullisky of Forest City, PA, Barbara Cain of Carbondale, PA, Beth Tate of Florida and Patrice Cost of Clifford, PA; numerous nieces and nephews.

He was also preceded in death by two brothers: Kermit and Darryl Barney; and a sister: Deanna Counterman.

The funeral was held Friday, May 10, 2019 at 11:00 a.m. from the Carmine J. & Louis C. Parise Funeral Home and Cremation Services, Inc., 89 Farview Street, Carbondale, PA, officiated by Pastor Bonnie Resseguie of the Clifford Baptist Church. Interment, Valley View Memorial Park, Montdale, PA.

Pallbearers: Gerald Barney, Jr., Robert Barney, Stephan Barney, Robert Arthur, Victor Gazella and Steve Loewenstein.

Friends called Thursday, May 9, 2019 from 5-8-p.m. and Friday, May 10, 2019 from 10:00 - 11:00 a.m.