2010-09-15 / Obituaries

David N. McCarthy, Sr.

David N. McCarthy, Sr., age 81, longtime resident of Cold Spring and Garrison, died on Sunday, September 12 at St. Luke’s Cornwall Hospital in Newburgh.

Born September 19, 1928 in Peekskill, he was the son of the late John and Lena (Feltman) McCarthy, Sr.

Mr. McCarthy was a production manager for Tensolite Corp. in Peekskill. After retiring in 1990, he worked as a security guard for Lloyds Lumber in Newburgh, Marist College in Poughkeepsie, and Boscobel in Garrison. He also served in the U.S. Merchant Marines during WWII.

Mr. McCarthy, an avid fly fisherman, was a member of Trout Unlimited and Garrison Rod and Gun Club. He was also a life member and Ex- Captain of Senate Hook and Ladder Company in Ossining.

He is survived by his wife of 63 years, Ruth (Cross) McCarthy of the home address; two sons, David Mc- Carthy, Jr. of LaGrange, and Bruce McCarthy of Plattsburgh; three daughters, Gail McCann of Fairbanks, AK, Susan Fulton of Tucson, AZ, and Kathleen Rodino of Cold Spring; one brother, Kenneth Feltman of FL; three sisters, Dorothy Lough of ME, Virginia Simpson of ME, and Helen Peters of Glenham, NY; 11 grandchildren and five great-grandchildren. He was predeceased by one daughter, Karen, and a grandson, Angelo.

Funeral Services will be held on Friday, September 17, at 10am at the Clinton Funeral Home, Cor. of Parrott & Pine Sts (21 Parrott St) Cold Spring, NY 10516 followed by a private cremation at Ferncliff Crematory in Hartsdale. Friends may call at the funeral home on Thursday, September 16, from 2-4 and 7-9pm. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made in Mr. McCarthy’s name to the National Coalition for Homeless Veterans, 333 ½ Pennsylvania Ave. SE, Washington, DC 20003-1148 or nchv.com.

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