Doreen T. McCarthy, 57, of Simpson Street, Swoyersville, passed away Wednesday, May 1, 2013 at home.
Born in Wilkes-Barre, she was the daughter of the late Edward and Patricia Vitkoski McCarthy. Doreen was a graduate of Coughlin High School and was formerly employed at Wilkes-Barre General Hospital for 36 years, and prior to her illness by Dr. James W. Galasso.
She was preceded in death by brother Edward, in 1998.
The family wishes to extend their heartfelt thank you to the staff and nurses at Sacred Heart Hospice for their care during her illness.
Surviving are her sister, Kathleen Tyahur; husband Charles, Wilkes-Barre; brother Jude McCarthy, Wilkes-Barre; nephews, Edward McCarthy, Michael Tyahur; nieces, Erin Grosz, Alissa McCarthy, Aileen McCarthy; two great-nephews, Damien McCarthy, Connor Grosz.
As per Doreen wishes, there will be no calling hours, and interment will be held at the convenience of the family. Memorial contributions in her memory may be made to Sacred Heart Hospice. Funeral arrangements are by the Yeosock Funeral Home, 40 S. Main St., Plains.