HANNIBAL, NY – Raymond “Pete” Carswell, 70, of Hannibal, passed away on Thursday, January 30, 2014, at Oswego Hospital following a long illness.
A native of Syracuse, he lived in Hannibal for the past 42 years.
Pete was a retired heavy equipment operating engineer through Local #545 in Syracuse after 50 years.
He had attended the Oswego Alliance Church and was a former member of the Moyers Corners Volunteer Fire Department.
Pete enjoyed riding his motorcycle and was a member of the Retreads motorcycle riding club.
He also enjoyed hunting and fishing.
Surviving are his wife of 42 years, Lynn Crowner Carswell of Hannibal; three children, Kimberly (Jim) Foster of Victoria, Va., Scott (Monica) Pease of Barco, NC and Daniel Carswell of Hannibal; 10 grandchildren; eight great-grandchildren; and several nieces, nephews and cousins.
Calling hours will be held from 2 to 4 p.m. and 6 to 8 p.m. Saturday at Foster Funeral Home, 837 Cayuga St., Hannibal.
Services will be 2 p.m. Sunday at the Oswego Alliance Church, 371 Thompson Road in Oswego.
A spring graveside service will be at Greenlawn Memorial Cemetery in Warners.
Memorial contributions may be made to Hannibal Volunteer Fire Department, Hannibal, NY.
Foster Funeral Home, Inc.