Thomas McCarthy, IBM Senior Research Engineer, Dies at 73

In lieu of flowers, the family is asking for donations to the Hospice Care of Westchester and Putnam.

From the Yorktown Funeral Home: Thomas McCarthy of Cortlandt Manor passed away on Dec. 9. He was 73.  

McCarthy was born on Aug. 19, 1939 in Elizabeth, NJ to Thomas and Anna. He married Judy Barron on Sept. 10, 1960 in New Jersey. He is survived by his wife, four children; Thomas (Katerina), Michael, Christine Kavana (George), James (Lisa). He is also survived by six grandchildren; Caroline, Jacqueline, Emily, Matthew, Katelyn, and Amanda.

McCarthy was on the parish council for The Church of the Holy Spirit and volunteered at the Food Pantry. He graduated CumLaude from Fairleigh Dickinson University with a degree in Electrical Engineering.

He worked for IBM as a Senior Research Engineer for 44 years. He achieved patents both here in the US and in Europe. Throughout all of McCarthy's achievements he was also very involved with his children and grandchildren.

Family will receive friends at the funeral home on Wednesday, Dec. 12 from 4 p.m. to 8 p.m.. Mass of Christian burial will be held on Thursday, Dec. 13 at 10 a.m. at The Church of the Holy Spirit. Interment to follow at Assumption Cemetery. 

In lieu of flowers donations to Hospice Care of Westchester and Putnam 540 White Plains Road, Suite 300 Tarrytown, NY 10591 would be appreciated. 


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