Robert C. Carney

Robert C. Carney, 46, of Northvale, NJ, passed away suddenly on Monday, August 1, 2022. Beloved son of Laurie and the late Richard Carney. Proud father of Richard “RJ”, Aidan and Gavin. Dearest brother of Thomas and wife Roxana, Laura Heyn and husband Derek, and Curtis and wife Cassandra. Loving uncle of Joseph, Evan, Hannah, Travis, Seth, Matthew, Kayla and Gabriella. He is also survived by his ex-wife Kellyann, his ever-loving and always supportive friends Stu Pfister and Greg Marvin, as well as many loving aunts, uncles, cousins and other cherished friends.

Rob was a selfless and loving man. He was a member of the Northvale Fire Department. He was an operating engineer for Local 30. He was an avid outdoorsman who loved fishing and hunting. He enjoyed the the simple act of nature moving all around him. Rob would frequently take his sons’ out on hikes and walks. He loved to work with his hands and make things for the people he loved when he didn’t have the words to express it. He enjoyed quilting and making quilts for others. He was also a fan of both the Warhammer 40K tabletop game as well as an avid Pittsburgh Penguins Fan.

Visiting hours are Friday, August 5, 2022 from 4-8 PM at Pizzi Funeral Home, 120 Paris Avenue, Northvale (201-767-3050). A Funeral Mass will be celebrated on Saturday at 11 AM at St. Anthony’s RC Church, Northvale.

In lieu of flowers, donations may be made for the benefit of Rob’s children’s education, in care of the Valley Relief Fund, PO Box 83, Northvale, NJ 07647-0083 (a 501c3 organization).


  1. Laurie,
    Words can’t describe how I feel for your great loss. Know that I share your grievance and want to be a part of your sadness.
    Please take good care of yourself in this difficult times and be strong.

  2. Alexis L Starke

    Sending love and strength to the Carney family. You are in my prayers.

  3. Laurie,

    I am so sorry for your loss. Sending prayers and love to you and your family.

  4. Dear Laurie,
    So sorry for your loss. We will love you, Richie and your family forever. In our prayers always.

  5. George A Gill Arlene Gill

    Dear Laurie,
    So sorry for your loss. We will love you, Richie and your family forever. In our prayers always.

  6. Laurie,
    I am so sorry to heard of your son, Robert, passing. My thoughts and prayers are with you and
    your family.

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