OSWEGO, NY – Mary A. McCarthy, 83, a resident of St. LukeÃ¢â‚¬â„¢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.
She was the wife of the late Edward Ã¢â‚¬Å“RedÃ¢â‚¬Â McCarthy, who died in 1985.
Mrs. McCarthy was a graduate of Oswego High School.
Prior to her retirement, she was employed as a teacherÃ¢â‚¬â„¢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. PeterÃ¢â‚¬â„¢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