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Donald McCarthy, 88, of Jasper, passed away at 5:40 a.m. Wednesday at St. Charles Health Campus.
He was born Sept. 7, 1928, in Loogootee to the late Michael Leonard and Florence (Mudd) McCarthy.
Donald retired from the U.S. Army. While serving in the U.S. Army he spent 20 years on active duty and 10 years on reserve duty. He was a three-war veteran serving in World War II, Korean War and Vietnam War.
He was a lifelong member of the Veteran of Foreign War. He enjoyed traveling and skeet shooting.
Donald was preceded in death by a son, Thomas McCarthy; parents, Michael Leonard and Florence (Mudd) McCarthy; sisters, Helen (Norvan "Slim") Fullerton and Clara (Joe) Doyle; brother-in-law, Pat Patterson.
He is survived by his wife, Rosa (Becerra Angulo) McCarthy of Jasper; sons, Bernard McCarthy of Lexington, Kentucky, James McCarthy of Jasper, and John McCarthy of Jasper; grandchildren, Anthony Beamon, Valerie, Kristie, and Amanda McCarthy; three great-grandchildren; sister, Catherine Patterson of Washington.
Funeral services will be conducted at 10 a.m. Saturday at Blake Funeral Home in Loogootee. Burial will follow in St. Mary Catholic Cemetery - Barr Township.
Visitation will be held Friday from 4 p.m. to 8 p.m. at Blake Funeral Home in Loogootee.
In lieu of flowers memorial contributions may be made to the charity of your choice.
Condolences may be made online at www.blakefuneralhomes.com.
Published on October 26, 2016
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