|Birth: ||Oct. 23, 1923|
|Death: ||Feb. 5, 1989|
Gerald J. McCarthy
Funeral services for Gerald J. McCarthy, 65, of Fremont, will be 10 a.m. Thursday at St. Patrick's Catholic Church in Fremont. He died of a heart attack Sunday, Feb. 5, 1989 at Veterans Administration Medical Center in Lincoln. He was a retired Hormel worker.
Mr. McCarthy was born Oct. 28, 1923 in Pierce. He came to Fremont when he was seven and graduated from Fremont Senior High School in 1941. He served in the U.S. Army for three years in the South Pacific theater during World War II. He worked for Hormel for 30 years and retired in 1982.
He married Eileen A. Schroeder May 31, 1949, at St. Patrick's Catholic Church in Fremont. She died Jan. 7, 1981.
Mr. McCarthy was a member of the Fremont American Legion Post No. 20, Veteran of Foreign Wars Post no. 854 and St. Patrick's Catholic Church.
Survivors include a son, Michael of Los Angeles, Calif.; two daughters, Kay Needham of Dallas, Texas and Mrs. Greg (Pattie) Scheer of Omaha; two sisters, Mrs. Bob (Elaine ) Haxby and Mrs. Tom ( Helen) Ronin, both of Fremont; and one grandchild.
A rosary will be said 7 p.m. Wednesday at Mose Memorial Chapel in Fremont. Visitation is in progree at the funeral home. Burial will be in Memorial Cemetery in Fremont.
A memorial has been established to the Catholic Social Services in Omaha.
Justin C McCarthy (1900 - 1974)
Marie S Jensen McCarthy (1901 - 1984)
Eileen A. Schroeder McCarthy (1926 - 1981)
Kay Marie McCarthy Neeham (1955 - 1997)*
Gerald J McCarthy (1923 - 1989)
Helen Marie McCarthy Ronin (1925 - 2008)*
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Record added: Sep 05, 2012
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