Judith F. McCarty, 77, of Delavan, Ill., passed away at 10:09 a.m. Tuesday, Feb. 26, 2013, at OSF St. Francis Medical Center, Peoria, Ill.|
Her funeral will be noon Saturday, March 2, at First Presbyterian Church, Delavan. The Rev. Paul Kucera will officiate. Visitation will be one hour before the service at the church. Burial will be at Prairie Rest Cemetery in Delavan. Davis Mortuary in Delavan is handling the arrangements. Memorials may be made to TAPS.
She was born July 21, 1935, in Elgin, Ill., to Richard E. and Frances H. Kasules Yusk. She married Cecil J. McCarty Jr. on Jan. 15, 1952, in East Moline. He passed away Jan. 11, 2006.
Judith was an avid reader and animal lover.
Surviving are four daughters, Cathie (James) Lanier, Big Lake, Minn., Sue (Donnie) Wells, Brenda Christensen, and Pastor Stephanie (Mark) McCullough, all of Delavan; six grandchildren; two stepgrandchildren; and two great-grandchildren.
She was preceded in death by one granddaughter, Abbey Christensen; and one grandson, James Lanier Jr.
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