Irene J. McCarthy
Irene J. McCarthy, 77, of North Huntingdon, passed away Thursday, April 13, 2017 at UPMC East Hospital, Monroeville. She was born October 7, 1939 in Bethel Park, PA, a daughter of the late William and Josephine Giehll. Prior to her retirement, Irene was employed with K-mart, North Versailles. She was an avid gardener, enjoyed working in and around her home, cooking, and loved her dog, Rocky. Irene was a loving and devoted mother and grandmother. In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband, James McCarthy; son, Jimmy McCarthy; brother, William Giehll; and sister, Denise Robson. She is survived by her son, Patrick McCarthy; daughter, Dana Olson and her husband, Daniel; sister, Cheryl Rosner and her husband, Richard; 4 grandchildren, Daniel, Stephanie, Jessica and Naomi. Friends will be received at the James W. Shirley Funeral Home, 176 Clay Pike, North Huntingdon, PA on Monday from 4-8 p.m. A funeral service will be held in the funeral home at 7:30 p.m. In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to the White Oak Animal Safe Haven. www.shirleyfuneralhome.com.