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Eugene J. McCarthy
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The rosary and Mass will be held at 9:30 a.m. today (Wednesday) at St. Anthony's Catholic Church in Hughson for Eugene Joseph McCarthy, 83, of Hughson. He died Thursday, Jan. 27, 2005 at Emanuel Medical Center in Turlock.

A graveside service will be at 10:30 a.m. Thursday at the San Joaquin Valley National Cemetery in Santa Nella. Salas Brothers Funeral Chapel is in charge of arrangements.

Born March 5, 1921, Mr. McCarthy was a native of San Francisco and lived in Hughson since 2003. He previously lived in Modesto from 1925-2003. Mr. McCarthy was a farmer and a member of St. Anthony's Catholic Church of Hughson.

He leaves behind his wife, Ida M. McCarthy of Hughson; four children, Edward G. McCarthy of Auburn, Thomas C. McCarthy of Parker, Colo., Jeffrey A. McCarthy of San Francisco and Kathleen S. McCarthy of Modesto; his sister, Mary Kirien of Novato; and four grandchildren and one step-grandchild. He was preceded in death by his son, Paul J. McCarthy; two brothers; and one sister.

Remembrances may be sent to Disabled American Veterans, P.O. Box 14301, Cincinnati, OH 45250-0301; American Diabetes Association, 2720 Gateway Oaks Drive, Suite 110, Sacramento, CA 95833; or to Samaritan Village Hospice, 7700 Fox Road Suite E705, Hughson, CA 95326.