Friday, March 22, 2013

Random Acts Of Genealogical Kindness - Eugene McCarty

Easton Express, 15APR1964, pg 38
"Eugene McCarty

The funeral of Eugene J. McCarty, 229 S. 2nd St., Lehighton, will be held tomorrow at the Zimmerman Funeral home, Lehighton.  Mr. McCarty, a former Lehighton borough councilman, died Monday at his home.

Mr. McCarty was the father of Mrs. James G. Halliday of East Stroudsburg.  he was a locomotive engineer for the Lehigh Valley Railroad.  He retired in 1959 after 48 years with the railroad.

Survivors include his widow, the former Edna Goldsworthy; a brother and a granddaughter."

Mr. McCarty was a veteran of World War I.  His daughter's name (here listed as Mrs. James G Halliday) was Laura and his mother, Emma, was a widow and living with the family during the 1940 census.

Sadly, no burial information for Eugene was given and there is no memorial for him on FindAGrave.