Paul McCarthy

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Paul McCarthy, 77, of Warrior Run died Wednesday, July 16, 2014, at Celtic Hospice.

Born Nov. 17, 1936, in Allentown, he was a son of the late David and Iris Howard McCarthy.

A 1955 graduate of Thomas Jefferson High School in Elizabeth, N.J., Paul honorably served our country with the Navy for two years.

Paul was a manager for Gentech in Linden, N.J., for many years before retiring.

Paul enjoyed golf and bowling and was well liked for his witty and humorous personality.

Brothers, David and Neal McCarthy, preceded him in death.

He will be greatly missed by his wife, the former Betty Richards; children, Maureen McCarthy Avery and her husband, Jeff, Paul McCarthy and his wife, Tracy, David McCarthy and his wife, Dyan, and Sharon McCarthy; grandchildren, Julie, Jessica, Kelly, Laura, Jeffrey, Madison, Kaitlyn and David; brother, Robert McCarthy; sisters, Joanne Molle, Maureen Kwadecius, Ellen Dzmil, Sheila Manies and Kathleen McCarthy; nieces, nephews, other family and friends.

A celebration of Paul's life will be held at 11:30 a.m. Saturday at McLaughlin's – The Family Funeral Service, 142 S. Washington St., Wilkes-Barre.

Interment will be in Hanover Cemetery.

Visitation will be held at McLaughlin's from 5 to 8 p.m. Friday.

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McLaughlin's - The Family Funeral Service
142 South Washington Street
Wilkes-Barre, PA 18701
(570) 823-4567
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Published in Citizens' Voice on July 18, 2014
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