Thomas D. McCarthy

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Thomas D. McCarthy

May 15, 1937 - November 01, 2018

Thomas D. McCarthy CHERRY VALLEY - Thomas D. McCarthy, of Cherry Valley, peacefully passed away on Nov. 1, 2018, surrounded by his wife and children.
Born to the late William C. and Anna (Ryder) McCarthy, of Cherry Valley, he graduated from Cherry Valley Central School, attended SUNY Cobleskill and graduated in 1957 with a degree in Agriculture.
Tom worked in the milk and agriculture field that included Canajoharie Co-Op, Dairylea, NEDCO and Farmland Dairies. He retired from Country Folks of Lee Publications. Thomas was an active member of St. Thomas the Apostle Church in Cherry Valley.
He was predeceased by his sister, Gloria McCarthy; sister-in-law, Theresa M. McCarthy; and nephew, Patrick Porteus.
Tom is survived by his wife of 58 years, Roberta (Olmsted). Other survivors include his two sons, Thomas W. (Kathy), John P.; and one daughter, Suzanne (John) McCarthy-Sheppeck. He also leaves a sister, Rosemary Porteus and thee brothers, William, James and Michael. Thomas has four grandsons, one granddaughter and several great-grandchildren.
Calling hours will be at 10 a.m., Saturday, Nov. 10, at St. Thomas the Apostle Church located at 1 Church Street, Cherry Valley.
A mass will follow at 11 a.m.
A celebration of life will be held at the Tryon Inn, 124 Main Street, Cherry Valley, directly after the mass.
In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to the Cherry Valley EMS or St. Thomas the Apostle Church.
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Arrangements were entrusted to Ottman Funeral Home, Cherry Valley.
Published on November 6, 2018
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