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Kathryn McCarthy


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Kathryn A. McCarthy

1949 - 2016 ADAMS Mrs. Kathryn Ann (Gyurasz) McCarthy, 66, died on Tuesday morning, February 2, 2016 at her home. She was born in North Adams on July 15, 1949, a daughter of the late Edward and Eileen (Burke) Gyurasz. She attended Schools in North Adams and graduated from the former St. Joseph's High School. She was a communicant of the former St. Francis of Assisi Church, North Adams. She was a member of the Polish National Alliance in Adams and a member of the North Adams Elks, where she was the former Chaplin. Kathryn had a zestful approach to all things in life that included an aggressive can do it all attitude. Aside from being a loving and devoted mother and grandmother, she had a myriad of professional ventures, a few being KK Home Mart, Croscill and Timberland Co. She most enjoyed her last job as a bartender/ events planner for the PNA in Adams. She loved all outdoor activities, especially gardening and enjoyed trips to Lake Champlain. She is survived by her husband, Richard T. McCarthy, her step-mother, Nancy Gyurasz of Naples, FL, two sons, Timothy T. McCarthy and his wife, Stacy of Cheshire and Thomas J. McCarthy and his fiance, Dawn Tetlow on Williamstown, one brother, Kurt Gyurasz of North Adams, four grandchildren, Sarah, Jerald, Ryan and Kaitlyn McCarthy, nieces and nephews, including, Kelley Wilson and Jason Choquette, Her best friends, Shelley Christofolini and Michelle Briggs and close family friends Jason and Krista Avery and their son Tyler. She was predeceased by one brother, Edward Gyurasz and by two sisters, Patti Marie Gyurasz and Jacqueline Gyurasz. FUNERAL NOTICE: Funeral services and burial will be private for the family at a later date. A remembrance of Kathryn McCarthy's Life will be on Tuesday, February 9th from 5 to 7p.m. at the PACIOREK FUNERAL HOME, 13 Hoosac St., Adams. The family requests the omission of flowers and suggests memorial donations be made to HospiceCare in the Berkshires, 877 South St. Suite 1W, Pittsfield, MA 01201 or to Elder Services or Meals on Wheels, 877 South St., Suite 4E, Pittsfield, MA 01201. To leave a message of condolence, or for directions, please go online to : www.paciorekfuneral.com
Published in The Berkshire Eagle on Feb. 4, 2016
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