Mary A. McCarthy, 83, 08/29/2009

OSWEGO, NY – Mary A. McCarthy, 83, a resident of St. Luke’s Apartments, passed away Saturday Aug. 29, 2009, at Oswego Hospital.

Mrs. McCarthy was born in Oswego, the daughter of the late Joseph and Augusta (Famularo) Dalia.

She was a life resident.

Mary A. McCarthy
Mary A. McCarthy

She was the wife of the late Edward “Red” McCarthy, who died in 1985.

Mrs. McCarthy was a graduate of Oswego High School.

Prior to her retirement, she was employed as a teacher’s aide at Fitzhugh Park School in Oswego.

She had previously worked as a credit manager with several local businesses.

She was always active in PTAs and home and school associations, and was a former member of the Oswego High School Advisory Committee.

Mrs. McCarthy was a loving mother and grandmother, and her family was the most important thing in her life.

She is survived by a daughter, Eva (Rob) Corradino of Oswego; four sons, George (Rhonda) McCarthy of Florida, Joseph McCarthy of California, Christopher McCarthy of California and Patrick (Gail) McCarthy of Connecticut; 14 grandchildren, Lauren and Joseph Corradino and Jon, Colin, Scott, Jamie, Bridgette, Johanna, Jahsmine, Kristin, Mayson, Grayson, Phoebe and Aidan McCarthy; and several nieces and nephews, including a dear niece and friend, Celia Sgroi of Oswego.

She was predeceased by three brothers, Peter, George and Joseph Dalia; and two sisters, Josephine Corso and Nancy Sgroi.

Memorial services will be held at 10:30 a.m. Friday at the Dain-Cullinan Funeral Home, 112 E. Second St., Oswego.

Burial will be in St. Peter’s Cemetery.

A calling hour will be held from 9:30 to 10:30 a.m. Friday, prior to the service at the funeral home.

In lieu of flowers, contributions can be made the Oswego SD Public Library, 140 E. First St., Oswego, NY 13126

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