In Memory of

Corrinne McCarthy

December 25, 1926 - October 22, 2012
Corrinne E. (Fuller) McCarthy, the daughter of John and Susana (Specht) Fuller, was born in Cherokee County, Iowa on December 25, 1926. She attended country school until the 8th grade, and graduated from Immaculate Conception High School in Cherokee. Following graduation she worked for the Bell Telephone Company, and also did clerical work at MHI. She was united in marriage to T. James McCarthy on August 26, 1948, at the Maryhill Catholic Church. With great pride, Corrinne took care of her home, and was a devoted mother to their six children. She also worked for the family business, J & H Locker. Corrinne was a member of the Immaculate Conception Church, the Catholic Daughters, and the Ladies' Guild. She enjoyed spending time with her grandchildren and great-grandchildren. She loved gardening and talking with her neighbors. Following a brief illness, she passed away at her home in Cherokee, surrounded by her family on Monday, October 22, 2012, at the age of 85. She was preceded in death by her parents, her husband, two sons, Daniel and infant son, Michael, a brother, Daniel Fuller and a sister, Monica Jensen. Left to cherish her memory are her children: Deborah (Mark) Ammons of Sioux City, IA, Molly McCarthy of Coralville, IA, Patricia McCarthy of Cherokee, Terrence (Linda) McCarthy of Elgin, IL, and John McCarthy of Sioux City, IA; nine grandchildren: Stacy (Jarod) Wittrock, Trisha (Sean) Monahan, Kristin (Scott) Haar, Michael McCarthy, Matthew Olsen, Patrick McCarthy, Ryan McCarthy, Megan Hill and Christopher Hill; four great-grandchildren; a sister, Juanita (Gordon) Jensen of Oakhurst, CA; a brother-in-law, Robert Jensen of Milford, IA and a sister-in-law, Geraldine Gano of Spirit Lake, IA; numerous nieces and nephews, other relatives and friends.
Funeral services for Corrinne will be at 10:00 a.m. Friday, October 26, 2012, at the Immaculate Conception Catholic Church in Cherokee.
Father Dan Guenther
Sean Monahan Ryan McCarthy Jarod Wittrock Scott Haar Jim Leinbaugh Patrick McCarthy HONORARY CASKETBEARERS Matthew Olsen Christopher Hill
Visitation will begin at 2:00 p.m. Thursday at the Greenwood-Schubert Funeral Home in Cherokee. The family will be present from 5:00 until 7:00 p.m. The Catholic Daughters will conduct a Rosary at 3:00 p.m., and there will be a prayer service at 7:00 p.m.
Mt. Calvary Cemetery, Cherokee


Monday, December 3, 2012 at 12:00 AM
“I am so sad to hear about Frannie. She was my neighbor down the hall in the Dorchester. I had tried emliaing her a few times in recent months, but didn't hear back. I had no idea how ill she was and am sorry I was not able to see her in the last few months. Though we only knew each other a few months, I could tell what an amazing woman Frannie was. I already missed her after she moved, but I will miss her even more now. Rest in peace, Frannie.”
- Tim
Thursday, November 8, 2012 at 12:00 AM
“John & Ryan,
So sorry to hear of Corrine's passing. We just want you to know that we are thinking of you and praying for strength for you as you go through this difficult time.
In sympathy and friendship,
Joe & Roxy Rose”
- Joe D Rose
Friday, November 2, 2012 at 12:00 AM
Wednesday, October 31, 2012 at 12:00 AM
“Molly, Stac, and Family...thoughts and prayers are with you all. My deepest sympathy and heartfelt love.”
- Susie Nadolski
Thursday, October 25, 2012 at 12:00 AM
“Deb, I am sorry I am unable to be there in person to offer condolences to you and your siblings and extended families.
McCarthys and Goebs were always in each others' lives and homes on Cherry Street, in church and at IC. So glad the family was gathered around your mom at her passing. God is good. Blessings to all. Pam Goeb Jordan”
- Pam Goeb Jordan
Thursday, October 25, 2012 at 12:00 AM
“Corrinne was such a nice lady, and I had the pleasure of working with her to help her hear better. My sympathies to your family is always so difficult to lose a parent.”
- Peggy Hinkhouse
Thursday, October 25, 2012 at 12:00 AM
“Mark and Debbie so sorry for your loss. I saw Mark on Monday and said to say hello then your mon and I I used to have small chats when we would see each other. Love Sandi Beals
- Sandi beals
Thursday, October 25, 2012 at 12:00 AM
“Dear John and Ryan, I read in the paper this morning about Corrinne McCarthy and when I read the survivors and saw your name, I wanted to send my deepest sympathy. Tell Ryan hello also! Love and prayers to you all, "Grandma Gwen"”
- Gwen M. Pfleeger
Thursday, October 25, 2012 at 12:00 AM
“Molly--I came across your mother's obituary, and I wanted to express my sympathy to you and your family. It has been a long time since we spent time together at B.V., but I have fond memories of you. I enjoyed watching the video tribute of your mom; it was great to see pictures of your dad, too. Again, my sincere sympathy to you on the loss of your mom.”
- Kimberly (Cougill) Warnke
Wednesday, October 24, 2012 at 12:00 AM
“Our thoughts and prayers are with your family. We pray that your memories and faith will lighten your hearts. May God hold you close and give you strength. ”
- Bob and Lynn Haar
Wednesday, October 24, 2012 at 12:00 AM
“John and family,
My sincerest sympathies in the loss of your mother/grandmother. It is never easy to go through this. I just wanted to let you know that I was sorry to hear about your loss.”
- Laura Dawson
Wednesday, October 24, 2012 at 12:00 AM
“I have many sweet memories of aunt Corrinne, Uncle Jim, Danny and my McCarthy cousins. My thoughts and prayers are with all of you. Love from Anne (Skoglund)
Benda ”
- Anne Benda
Wednesday, October 24, 2012 at 12:00 AM
“Deb & Mark:
Monica and I wish to express our condolences on the death of your Mother. Both of our parents are gone, so we have some sense of your loss. We are having a Mass said for my Mom tomorrow morning, so we will be thinking of you two at that time. Take care of each other. Bill and Monica Burrows”
- William F. Burrows
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