McCarthy, Ruth Sullivan
Passed away peacefully in the arms of her daughter on December 2. Born in Canandaigua, NY, Ruth was the daughter of Mary and Mark Sullivan. Ruth and her late husband, Donald L. McCarthy, were married 57 years. They retired to Phoenix in 1982. Ruth and Donald enjoyed many years of Arizona sunshine and wonderful times with their grandchildren and Ruth’s sisters, Jeanne and Anne. She will be greatly missed by her family. Ruth is survived by her sister Jeanne Resnick and her children, Kenneth (Peg) McCarthy, Donald (Deborah) McCarthy, Jr., Anne (David) Park, James (Janet McCarthy and her grandchildren, Kimberlee, Christopher, Zachery and Marika McCarthy, Kerime and Scott McCarthy, Christopher (Megan) and Daniel Park and great-grandson, Elec Park. Visitation with family followed by a Vigil will be on December 12, 6-7 p.m. at the Whitney & Murphy Funeral Home, 4800 East Indian School Road. Funeral Mass will be celebrated at St. Thomas the Apostle Catholic Church, 4510 North 24th Street, December 13 at 10:30 AM. In lieu of flowers, contributions may be made to the Hospice of the Valley, 1510 E. Flower Street, Phoenix, AZ 85014.