Kathleen McCarthy Death, Obituary – Kathleen McCarthy, a native of Tarrytown, New York, lost her brave battle with disease and passed away at home, where she was surrounded by peaceful surroundings. The McCarthy household was comprised of a total of eight children, with Kathleen McCarthy serving as the oldest of the bunch. Helen Herlihy of Lake Ariel, Pennsylvania, Loretta McCarthy of Narragansett, Rhode Island, Edward McCarthy and Betsy McCarthy of Lake Peekskill, Josephine Stern and Christopher Stern of Fishkill, Daniel McCarthy of Wappingers Falls, and Walter McCarthy of White Plains are her surviving siblings. Before she did, her brother Matthew, who had lived at Lake Peekskill his whole life, passed away.

In addition, she is survived by her nieces Colleen Schwartz, Eileen Mohammed, Meagan Stern, and Maggie Salls, as well as her nephew Jack McCarthy. She also had a nephew named Jack McCarthy. Bryce and Brody McCarthy, Matthew Salls, and Mackenzie Trace, who is her great-grandniece, are her great-grandchildren. She also has a great-grandniece named Mackenzie Trace. Her legacy will continue to be cherished by a large number of cousins, friends, and other relatives. Kathleen attended St. Columbanus for her primary education, Lakeland for her secondary education, Rockland Community College for her undergraduate education, and Central Connecticut State College for her associate’s degree in early childhood education.

Her academic accomplishments have been recognized with a Master of Science degree from SUNY and Pace University, respectively.
She was employed by the New York City Board of Education for the better part of three decades and spent most of that time there. Prior to her retirement from her position as an assistant principal at the Borough Academies High School in Manhattan, she worked as a teacher in a variety of capacities at a wide range of educational institutions during the course of that time period. Kathleen and her family enjoyed many joyful summers together in the Hamptons, which was something that she eagerly anticipated every year. She placed a high value on spending time with her family and made it a priority to do so frequently.

She never stopped going out of her way to see that the requirements of everyone else were taken care of. She was always ready for a game of cards or scrabble, regardless of whether it was going to be casual or serious. Kathleen maintained strong friendships with the other people she lived with and with her other college classmates. She looked forward to a variety of activities, including getting together with her friends for dinner and drinks, visiting the local casinos, and traveling on vacation with her relatives.