Raymond ‘Pete’ Carswell, 70

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.

Raymond ‘Pete’ Carswell
Raymond ‘Pete’ Carswell

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.

www.fosterfuneralhome.com

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