August 14, 2017
Darlene V. McCarthy age 94 of Richland Center passed away on Monday, August 14, 2017 at home following a brief illness. She was born on May 15, 1923 the daughter of Chloran and Gyneth (Gillingham) Johnson. She was married on April 6, 1941 to Charles “Bud” McCarthy. Darlene was a member of St. Mary’s Catholic Church. She loved spending time with her family, gardening, reading and mowing lawn. Survivors include her 3 children, Linda (Verlin) Wallace of Clinton, WI, Bernard “Bob” (Jeanette) McCarthy of Oregon, WI, Sandy (Scott) King of Cazenovia, WI, very special friends, Marcella and Allen Marshall of Cazenovia, WI, 8 grandchildren, 15 great grandchildren, 5 great great grandchildren, other relatives and friends. She was preceded in death by her husband, Charles “Bud” McCarthy, an infant daughter, Kay McCarthy, her parents, Chloran and Gyneth Johnson, brother and sister-in-law, Jim and Peggy Johnson and a sister, Shirley Wedelstadt. Per Darlene’s wishes a private family funeral service will be held at the Stafford Funeral Home with burial in the St. Patrick’s Catholic Cemetery in Melancthon Creek. Online condolences available at www.staffordfuneralhomes.com. The Stafford Funeral Home is assisting the family with the arrangements.