James H. McCarthy, 85, of PA, passed away peacefully on June 16, 2019, after a prolonged illness. Born in Rome, NY, he currently resided in Pennsylvania where he raised his family. Mr. McCarthy had over 40 years of service working for the railroad in the accounts payable department. He started his career with New York Central, transferred to Penn Central which became CONRAIL.
Jim was a devout Catholic and was predeceased by his beloved wife, Charlyn (Camuso) McCarthy; and brother, John McCarthy from Fayetteville, NC formerly Auburn, NY. Survivors include his children, Kevin (Angela) McCarthy of PA, Christopher (Heather) McCarthy of MI, Maria (Richard) Foss of PA, Colleen (Walter) Fries of PA, and Lynn (Michael) Welch of TN; sister, Mary LaDue of Baldwinsville, NY; brothers, Thomas McCarthy, of Camden, NY, Edward (Laurie) McCarthy of PA, and Robert McCarthy of VA; seven grandchildren and seven great-grandchildren; as well as several nieces and nephews.
Calling hours for close friends and family will be Friday, June 21, from 9 a.m. to 10 a.m. with a funeral service to follow at 10 a.m. at Farone & Son, Inc., Funeral Home, 1500 Park Street, Syracuse. Burial will follow in Assumption Cemetery. Memorial Contributions may be made to the Alzheimer’s Foundation or St. Martha’s Center for Rehabilitation & Healthcare, Downingtown, PA. Please share condolences at www.faroneandsoninc.com.