AUSTINTOWN Mary Catherine McCarthy, 71, passed away Sunday evening, Oct. 27, 2013, at her residence, surrounded by her loving family.
Mary was born Sept. 13, 1942, in Ellamore, W.Va., and was the beloved daughter of the late William and Anna Catherine (Stanton) Harris.
Mary lived in the area most of her life, sharing her wonderful personality with everyone she met.
To say Mary was a great mom would be an understatement. She was a devoted mother, grandmother, and great-grandmother. Her family came first. There is nothing she would not do for them.
Mary raised shopping to a whole new level, an art form. She loved to drag her loving companion, Steve Uhrin, everywhere. She could smell out a bargain from miles away. Mary missed her calling. She should have been an interior decorator with her flare of style.
She also had a beautiful voice. If you closed your eyes you would not know if it was Mary or her favorite singer, Patsy Cline.
Mary Catherine is survived by her son, James McCarthy; daughter, Kelli Jo Walton; brothers Tom (Janet) Harris, John Harris and Bill Harris; sisters, Christine Vanpelt, Cindy (Scott) Lauderback, and Karen Kearns; sisters-in-law Becky Harris and Cathy Harris; grandchildren Jamie, Jimmy, Billy, Julie, Justin and Hannah; and great-grandchild, Daniel.
Mary was preceded in death by her parents.
A celebration of Marys life will be held at the Lane Family Funeral Homes, Mineral Ridge Chapel from 11 a.m. to noon and a brief service at noon.
Interment will follow at Resurrection cemetery.
Family and friends may visit www.lanefuneralhomes.com to view this obituary and to send condolences.