Constance M. McCarthy

December 18, 1938November 2, 2018

Constance (Connie) McCarthy, 79, Hannawa Falls. NY passed away peacefully on November 2, 2018 in Rochester, NY surrounded by her family. Arrangements are with the Garner Funeral Service.

She is survived by her husband of 54 years, David; daughters Michele Harrington & Debbie Costa; grandchildren David & Lauren Costa and great-grandson Jaxson Costa. She is also survived by her mother, Mary Peck and predeceased by her step father, Harrison (Jr) Peck.

Connie graduated from Potsdam Central in 1958. She was employed by the Potsdam Hospital before moving to Rochester, NY where she worked as the Senior Secretary for the engineering department at Harris RF Communications. She retired in 1995 and returned to Potsdam.

Her kind and generous soul won the hearts of many. She will be dearly missed by all including her little dog, Precious.

There will be no funeral services as per her request. Connie's wishes were to have family and friends gather together for a "Celebration of Life" which will be at Sergi's Banquet Hall in Potsdam on Saturday May 4, 2019. A memorial service will be held at 1:30 followed by a buffet lunch.

Donations in Connie's memory can be made to the Potsdam Humane Society. Condolences can be shared


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Lisa Marianetti

January 11, 2019

Dear Debbie, you have been on my mind, and now I see why. I am so very sorry to see your mom has passed. My sincerest condolences and love to you, and your father, and your whole family.

Susan Ashley

November 11, 2018

I'm so sorry to hear about Connie's passing. I knew Connie through my sister and brother-in-law (Joan and Dick Derushia). She was such a nice and kind lady. My thoughts and prayers are with her family at this very sad time.