Obituary: Barbara C McCarthy, 87, of Milford

Barbara C McCarthy, 87, passed away on March 8th 2014 at her home in Milford CT.

Barbara was born on November 20th 1926 in Watervliet NY to Frank Guzzy and Mary Borch.

Barbara grew up in Yonkers NY and graduated from Commerce HS in Yonkers. After high school Barbara worked in the insurance industry and after moving to Milford in 1964 worked for MESCO as office manager where she worked for 25 years.

Barbara married Joseph F McCarthy in 1948 in Yonkers NY. They were happily married for 46 years. Barbara enjoyed bowling, golf and Friday nights at Bakers with her friends, She was a member of the Legion of Mary.

Barbara is survived by 3 children, her daughter Kathleen (Jim) of Milford CT and her sons Joseph (Susan) of Atlanta GA and David (Jennifer) of Middletown CT, 4 grandchildren, Alexandra, Mathew, Connor, Erin and 2 great grandchildren Lillian and Kaylee. Barbara is also survived by sister’s Mary, Rita Terry and a brother Frank as well as many nieces and nephews.

Barbara was preceded in death by her husband Joseph in 1995.

A funeral service will be held on Thursday, March 13, 2014 at Cody - White Funeral Home, 107 Broad St., Milford CT. A visitation will be held on Wednesday, March 12, 2014 at Cody -White from 4 to 8pm. Burial will follow at St. Mary’s cemetery.

In lieu of flowers and recognizing Barbara’s love of animals the family requests memorial donations may be made to a local animal rescue shelter.

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