May 13 2011: McCARTY, John E.


“Jack” (Age 86)

Recently of Mount Lebanon, PA, formerly of Kensington, MD on Friday morning, May 13, 2011. Husband for 61 years of his recently departed beloved Mary Carolyn Casey McCarty; devoted father of Colleen, John (Ana), Maureen, Kathleen, Brian (Peggy) and Tim (Paula) McCarty; loving grandfather of Adrianne (Paul), John (Sarah), Tom (Beth), Justin, Lauren (Noah), Mary Caroline, Danny, Patrick, Mary Margaret and John; great-grandfather of Noah, Valentina and Hailey; son of the late E. E. and Hilda (Martin) McCarty; brother of Anne Repik, Jeanne Seybold, the late Mary Hoffman and Gladys Elizabeth Campbell. Also survived by many nieces and nephews. Jack was a proud WWII Marine Corps Sergeant seeing combat in the Marshall Islands, Guam and Okinawa. He received his Bachelors Degree at Duquesne University in 1948; then his Law Degree from Georgetown University School of Law in 1953 and passed the Bar Exam that same year. Jack practiced law for more than 35 years and retired as Senior Counsel to the National Labor Relations Board. He was the past president of the Duquesne Alumni Club in Washington, DC and Holy Name Society at Holy Cross Church. Jack and his devoted wife were founding members of the Church and he attended Mass daily. Jack’s passions included golfing and family vacations at Moody Beach, Maine. Friends will be welcomed at COLLINS FUNERAL HOME, 500 University Boulevard, Silver Spring, MD Tuesday, 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 p.m. Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated in Holy Cross Church, 4900 Strathmore Avenue, Garrett Park, MD, Wednesday morning, May 18 at 10 a.m. Interment with Full Military Honors will follow in Gate of Heaven Cemetery. If desired, memorials may be made to St. Elizabeth Ann Seton Parish (Old St. Luke’s) 206 Mary Street, Carnegie, PA 15106.

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Francis J. Collins Funeral Home, Inc.
500 University Blvd. West
Silver Spring, MD 20901

Phone: 301.593.9500