Charles A. McTygue Jr. Passes Away at 79

The long-time Yorktown resident served in the US Army and worked as a civil engineer for Westchester County.

Charles A. McTygue Jr., former Westchester County civil engineer and long-time Yorktown resident, passed away on Sunday, Sept. 16 at his Rosary Hill Home in Hawthorne. He was 79 years old.

McTygue Jr. was born on March 1, 1933 in Saratoga Springs, N.Y. to Charles and Rose. He moved to Westchester County and later graduated from Westchester Community College in 1953 with a degree in civil engineering. The following year he married Rosaria Marcelli.

The man proudly served his country in the United States Army and following his military service, he settled in Yorktown Heights. McTygue Jr. worked for Westchester County as a civil engineer from 1955 until he retired in 1995.

McTygue Jr. is survived by his devoted wife of 58 years, Rosaria, his loving children, James of Sykesville, Maryland, Michael of Yorktown Heights, and Carol Lachterman of Yorktown Heights, her husband Ed Lachterman.

He also leaves behind two grandchildren: Keri Maresca of Lowell, Massachusetts, and Drew McTygue of Sykesville, Maryland; his four brothers: Michael, Thomas, William and Peter, all of Saratoga Springs, N.Y. McTygue Jr. is predeceased by his parents, and sister, Patricia McGovern of Niskayuna, N.Y.

Family will receive friends at the Yorktown Funeral Home in Shrub Oak on Tuesday, Sept. 18 from 2 p.m. to 4 p.m. and 7 p.m. to 9 p.m. Funeral services will be at St. Patrick’s Church in Yorktown Heights on Wednesday, Sept. 19 at 10 a.m.

In lieu of flowers, contributions can be made in McTygue Jr.'s memory to Rosary Hill Home, located at 600 Linda Avenue, Hawthorne, NY 10532.

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