Loretta Leona McCarthy
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Loretta Leona McCarthy
May 27, 1935 - January 12, 2021
Goshen, NY
Loretta Leona McCarthy, 85 of Goshen, entered into rest on Tuesday, January 12, 2021 at Valley View Center in Goshen, NY.
Loretta was born May 27, 1935 in Ulster Park, NY, the daughter of Grover Stewart and Margaret (Bechtold) Hoffay. Loretta's early years were formed by the Sisters of St. Ursula, she was very active in the Catholic Church; she had a deep faith and a passion for the Arts. She loved to travel and enjoyed spending time with family and friends. Loretta cherished her time with her son, J.T.
She retired in 1997 as a teacher from the Goshen Central School District, Goshen, NY.
She is survived by her husband, Albert Stipak at home; and her son, Joseph T. McCarthy.
Loretta was predeceased by her first husband, Joseph J. McCarthy and her sister, Margaret Hoffay Branigan.
Visitation will be from 4 to 6 p.m., Friday, January 15 at Donovan Funeral Home, Inc, 82 South Church Street, Goshen, NY. A Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated at 9:30 a.m. on Saturday, January 16 at St. John The Evangelist R.C. Church, 71 Murray Ave, Goshen, NY. Burial will follow in Gate of Heaven Cemetery, Valhalla, NY.
In lieu of flowers memorial donations may be made in Loretta's name to St. Jude Children's Research Hospital, 501 St. Jude Pl., Memphis, TN 38105-1905.
Arrangements under the care of the Donovan Funeral Home, Inc., Goshen; to leave a condolence visit www.donovanfunerals.com

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Published in Times Herald-Record from Jan. 13 to Jan. 14, 2021.
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January 16, 2021
You will be missed. God Bless You. You will be missed.

Fathers Rosado and Mike
Father Rosado
January 13, 2021
Many fond memories, such a special lady. May Heaven become a more beautiful and colorful place with you in it. Condolences to the family.
With Love...a former Art Student from GHS many years ago
Karen Fritsche
January 13, 2021
A beautiful woman who helped mold and grow my love of art. May her memory be a blessing. Godspeed. Love and light to her family.
Cheri Thompson Dennen
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