James McCarthy Obituary

James H. McCarthy

October 26, 1930 - February 25, 2013
Resided in Kalamazoo, MI
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MCCARTHY, James H., M.D.
of Kalamazoo, Michigan

Dr. James H. McCarthy, age 82, passed away on Monday evening, February 25, 2013 in Kalamazoo, MI. He was born October 26, 1930 in Flint, MI a son of Russell S. and Bernice L. (Wilson) McCarthy. After earning his degree as a pharmacist, Jim entered the US Army. During his time in the service he worked closely with many army doctors and decided that he would go to medical school. Jim earned a scholarship to Wayne State University and earned his medical degree while working nights as a pharmacist. Dr. McCarthy retired from private practice in Galesburg, MI. He was a member of St. Joseph Catholic Church. On May 8, 1954, Jim married the former Carol Askie, who preceded him in death on March 27, 2010. Jim was also preceded in death by his parents and a son-in-law Jim Swain. Surviving are: five daughters, Jill (Gary) Grishaber of Richalnd, Kathryn McCarthy of Farmington Hills, Kelly McCarthy (Mark Motz) of Canton, Janice (William) Wellman of Livonia and Mary (Kevin) Hemenway of Kalamazoo; and eight grandchildren, Alex & Carrie Grishaber, Alison, Zachary & Miles Swain, Charlie & Sam Wellman and Leslie Hemenway. Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated by Msgr. Michael Hazard at St. Joseph Catholic Church, 936 Lake St. at 11:00 Saturday morning, March 9, 2013. Private interment will take place at Ft. Custer National Cemetery. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be directed to St. Joseph Catholic Church. Arrangements by Langeland Family Funeral Homes, Memorial Chapel, 622 S. Burdick St.
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Langeland Family Funeral Homes Memorial Chapel
622 S. Burdick Street
Kalamazoo, MI 49007
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St. Joseph Catholic Church
936 Lake Street
Kalamazoo, MI
Saturday, March 9, 2013
11:00 AM
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Private

 

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