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Theresa McCarthy

August 27, 1929 — August 18, 2016

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

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