Raymond “Pete” Carswell, 70, of Hannibal, passed away on Thursday, Jan. 30 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 for 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 were Feb. 1 at Foster Funeral Home, 837 Cayuga St., Hannibal. Services were Feb. 2 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.