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Obituary: Daniel J. McCarthy of Palatine

Visitation for Daniel J. McCarthy, 80, of Palatine are scheduled for Friday, December 13 and Saturday, December 14. He was a former board member of the Harper College Educational Foundation and a U.S. Army veteran.

Daniel J. McCarthy, 80, of Palatine, IL and Naples, Florida was the beloved husband of Suzanne Sheridan Fox and the late Dorothy Duffy; loving father of Debra (the late John) Beck, Douglas (Karen) McCarthy, Jacqueline (Kevin) McElligott, Karen (Richard) McLernan, Daniel McCarthy and Megan (Christopher) Grela. Proud grandfather of Tyler & Keilan Beck, Justin Anderson, Patrick & Jacob McElligott, Kathleen, Ryan & Daniel McLernan, Zachary McCarthy and Nicole McIntyre and great grandfather of Cassadee McIntyre.Dear brother of Charles (Mary) McCarthy.

Daniel was born in Manhattan, NY September 17, 1932. He attended Richmond Hill HS and received his bachelors degree from  Hofstra University in Hempstead, NY in 1954.  A veteran of the US Army, Daniel served in France and in Germany.

He joined All State Insurance Co. February 1957 and retired as assistant vice president.  Daniel was a certified public accountant and was also a board member with Harper College Educational Foundation from 1994-2003 and also was on the board for Hubbard Street Dance Chicago. 

He traveled extensively and enjoyed a good round of golf and especially enjoyed winters in Naples.

In lieu of flowers, memorials in Daniel's name to Disabled American Veterans Memorial Program, P.O. Box 14301, Cincinnati, OH 45250-0301 would be greatly appreciated.  Visitation Friday, December 14, 2012, 3-9 PM.  Funeral Saturday, December 15, 2012, 10 AM from Smith-Corcoran Funeral Home, 185 E. Northwest Hwy., Palatine to St. Theresa Catholic Church for Mass at 10:30 AM.  Interment St. Michael the Archangel Cemetery. 

For more information call 847-359-8020 or visit the Smith-Corcoran Funeral Homes website

Information provided by Smith-Corcoran Funeral Home in Palatine. 

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