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Theresa McCarthy

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Theresa Toomey McCarthy, 86, formerly of Chelton Avenue, Troy passed away peacefully on Thursday, August 18, 2016 at her residence, surrounded by her family.

Born in Chicago, Illinois she was the daughter of the late William Toomey and Agnes Harnedy Toomey.

Raised and educated in Chicago she was a graduate of St. Augustine’s High School in Chicago.  Theresa worked for American Airlines as a flight attendant for two years.

Survivors include her four sons Michael L. McCarthy (Suzanne) of New Hampshire, Robert J. McCarthy (Audrey) of Virginia, Daniel P. McCarthy of Troy, Kevin J. McCarthy (Carolyn) of Denver, her two daughters Mary Ann McCarthy (Ed) of Glens Falls, Barbara Cataldo (Henry) of Holmes, NY, fifteen grandchildren Matthew, Kristen, Jenny, Brian, Laura, Kevin, Meghan, Emily, McKenna, Sean, Ava, Elliott, William, Dana, Hailey, eleven great grandchildren and several nieces and nephews.

Theresa was predeceased by two sisters Elizabeth Onorato and Mary Conway, three brothers Lawrence Toomey, William Toomey and Edward Toomey.

Cremation will take place at the Gardner Earl Crematorium, Troy.

Relatives and friends are invited to attend a Memorial Mass at 11:00 a.m. on Saturday, September 17, 2016 at the Church of Holy Spirit, 667 Columbia Turnpike, East Greenbush, New York.

Donations in memory of Theresa may be made to Community Hospice, Gift Processing Center, 310 S. Manning Blvd., Albany, NY 12208. Please visit www.mcloughlinmason.com

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Beth and I want to extend our sympathies to the McCarthy family. We never had the opportunity to meet Bob's mother but knowing Bob, I am confident that she was an amazing women.

Bruce and Beth White Aug 29 2016 12:00 AM

Dear "kids",So very sorry to hear of your Mom's passing. Many wonderful memories of my parents and me at the house on Chelton for barbecues, etc. Prayers and love to all of you, Patti

Patti Bayly Aug 22 2016 12:00 AM

Dear Maryann and familyI am so sorry for your loss .. I have so many fond memories of your mom as we were growing up. Please know that my thoughts are with you.

Peg Gavigan- LeRoux Aug 22 2016 12:00 AM

Dan and Family,My sincerest condolences for your loss. Sending positive thoughts to all.

Gary Kiddney Aug 22 2016 12:00 AM

Dan and family. - so very sorry for your loss - prayers for you and your family.

Jackie Witbeck Aug 21 2016 12:00 AM

A candle was lit in memory of Theresa McCarthy

Jackie Witbeck Aug 21 2016 12:00 AM

Very sorry for your loss Mike and McCarthy family. I know this last year has been a struggle. May she rest in peace.

Sonja & Roger Beaudoin Aug 21 2016 12:00 AM

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