ELIZABETH CITY, N.C. - Sue N. McCarthy, 78, formerly of Hornell, passed away Friday (Jan. 24, 2014), at her home surrounded by family and friends.
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Born in Hornell, Aug. 29, 1935, the daughter of Frank and Hazel Whitley Neild. She is survived by her close friend of 43 years, Sheila VanKeuren; a son, Paul (Karen) McCarthy of Hornell, N.Y.; a daughter, Cheryl (Hugh) Freeborn of Portville, N.Y.; a brother, Ernest (Donna) Neild of Florida; two sisters, Elizabeth "Betty" Rose of Riverside, Calif., and Linda Heary of Friendship, N.Y.; three grandsons; and several nieces and nephews.
The family will be present from 6 to 8 p.m. Wednesday (Jan. 29, 2014), at the Robertson Funeral Home (Bender-Brown & Powers F.H.), where a funeral service will be held on Thursday (Jan. 30, 2014), at 11 a.m. Burial will be in Rural Cemetery in Hornell, N.Y. Sue belonged to the Elizabeth City YMCA, WOTM, VFW Auxiliary, American Legion Auxiliary. There will be a memorial celebration in Elizabeth City at a later date.
Memorial contributions may be made to the Northeastern SPCA of Elizabeth City, N.C. To send a remembrance or light a candle please visit www.brownandpowersfuneralhomes.com.
Bender-Brown & Powers Funeral Home
354 Canisteo St.
Hornell, NY 14843
Published in The Olean Times Herald on Jan. 27, 2014