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Jean K. McCarthy

April 2, 1925 - February 3, 2014
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Jean Kathryn (Ryan), 88 years old, passed away peacefully on February 3rd, 2014. She was preceded in death by her husband, Joseph H. Mc- Carthy, Jr. just five months prior. She leaves behind her five children, Timothy McCarthy (Cindy) of Woodstock, VT, Maureen McCarthy of New York, NY, Barbara Blue (Greg) of Tampa, FL, Richard McCarthy of Naples, FL and Joseph H. McCarthy III (Kimberly) of Kinnelon, NJ as well as six grandchildren and two greatgrandchildren. Born in Rockville Center, Long Island, NY, the youngest of six, Jean graduated from Harcum Junior College, Bryn Mawr, PA, majoring in merchandising. She worked at Best & Co. of...
Jean Kathryn (Ryan), 88
years old, passed away peacefully
on February 3rd, 2014.
She was preceded in death by
her husband, Joseph H. Mc-
Carthy, Jr. just five months prior.
She leaves behind her five
children, Timothy McCarthy
(Cindy) of Woodstock, VT,
Maureen McCarthy of New
York, NY, Barbara Blue (Greg)
of Tampa, FL, Richard McCarthy
of Naples, FL and Joseph
H. McCarthy III (Kimberly) of
Kinnelon, NJ as well as six
grandchildren and two greatgrandchildren.
Born in Rockville Center,
Long Island, NY, the youngest
of six, Jean graduated from
Harcum Junior College, Bryn
Mawr, PA, majoring in merchandising.
She worked at
Best & Co. of NYC as a model
and salesperson before meeting
Joe through her brother, Dick
Ryan. Joe, in the war with
Dick, asked if he had any sisters
not married to whom he
could write. Jean and Joe
started communicating by letters.
When Joe came home,
they met, fell in love and were
married soon after.
Jean easily made friends and
her warmth and generosity
were evident to all who met
her. She was a loving and
dedicated mother to her five
children. She enjoyed golf and
was a huge ballet enthusiast.
She especially loved the beach
and would always be seen
swimming in the ocean at
Short Beach, CT, Jones Beach,
NY, Barneget Light, NJ, Chatham,
MA and Naples, FL. She
will truly be missed by all who
knew her, her tremendous energy
and love.
The funeral and Life Celebration
will be announced at a later
time. Service information to
follow. In lieu of flowers, the
family asks that donations be
made to Avow Hospice, 1095
Whippoorwill Lane, Naples,
FL 34105.

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