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Barbara J. McCarthy

May 28, 1924 — March 10, 2018

Barbara J. McCarthy, 89, of Galesburg, Illinois, passed away Saturday, March 10, 2018 at 3:27 A.M. at Marigold Rehab and Health Care Center in Galesburg. Barbara was born May 29, 1928 in Maquon, Illinois, the daughter of Dewey and Daisey (Platt) Duncan. She married John W. McCarthy on November 2, 1947 at the former Faith Brethren Church in Galesburg. She was employed by Maytag, and a member of Corpus Christi Church in Galesburg. Barbara is survived by her husband, John W. McCarthy of Galesburg, daughter, Cindy J. Nelson of Galesburg, son, Richard D. McCarthy of Galesburg, 5 grandchildren, Christopher, Bradley, Eric (Robin) Nelson, Morgan (Joe) Gorman, Trevor (Laura) McCarthy, 11 great-grandchildren, 4 great-great-grandchildren, and 2 nephews, Kevin (Robin) McCants and Marc McCants of Albuquerque, New Mexico. She was preceded in death by her parents and 1 sister, Joyce. Cremation rites will be accorded with the Hurd-Hendricks Funeral Home and Crematory in Knoxville, Illinois. Memorial contributions can be made to the charity of donor’s choice. Online condolences may be left at www.hurd-hendricksfuneralhome.com To send flowers or a memorial gift to the family of Barbara J. McCarthy please visit our Sympathy Store.
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