James R. McCready

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James R. McCready

July 27, 1938 - March 03, 2019

James R. McCready James Richard McCready, 80, formerly of Cherry Street, Mahoningtown, died Sunday, March 3, 2019, at his home in New Castle. He was born on July 27, 1938, in New Castle, a son of the late Clyde and Ann (Lacinak) McCready. He married Louise M. (Domenick) McCready on Sept. 7, 1963, who survives.
Mr. McCready worked for 34 years on the loading dock at Shenango China. He was a Navy veteran and enjoyed fishing, listening to country music and Johnny Cash and football, especially the Steelers and Penn State. The job that gave him the most enjoyment and pride was being a full-time caregiver for his grandchildren.
In addition to his wife, he is survived by three children, Kimberly A. Nocera and her husband, Paul, of New Castle, James B. McCready and his wife, Kathy, of New Castle, and Dee Dee M. Badger and her husband, Dave, of New Castle; one brother, John L. McCready and his wife, Carol, of Warren, OH; one sister, Patricia McKara and her husband, Al, of Youngstown, OH; seven grandchildren; and seven great-grandchildren.
Visitation will be held from 5 to 8 p.m. Tuesday, March 5, 2019, at the William F. & Roger M. DeCarbo Funeral Home, 926 Cunningham Ave. Funeral services will be held at 11 a.m. Wednesday, March 6, 2019, at the William F. DeCarbo Memorial Chapel. Rev. James O'Hara will be officiating. Entombment will be in the Castle View Memorial Gardens.
Online condolences can be sent to: www.williamrogerdecarbo.com.
Published on March 3, 2019
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Tuesday March 05, 2019

5:00 PM - 8:00 PM

William F. & Roger M. DeCarbo Funeral Home

926 Cunningham Avenue, New Castle, PA, USA

Funeral service

Wednesday March 06, 2019

11:00 AM

William F. DeCarbo Memorial Chapel

926 Cunningham Avenue, New Castle, PA, USA


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Patricia Chill
Mar 08, 2019
My condolences from the Chill Family
Donna Stull Houk
Mar 05, 2019
our deep is sympathy to Louise, Jimmy,Kimmy,Dee Dee , and thier famlies .Jim was a great friend and we will miss him dearly .
Cindy Simpson
Mar 04, 2019
My deeoest sympathy to DeeDee Badger and tge rest of the McCready family. May he rest in peace .
Diana Fiorilli
Mar 04, 2019
Jim was a great guy and my favorite memory was all of us sharing a house together at Cooperstown! We enjoyed any time we had with him! So sorry for your loss!💔
Tammy Carnahan
Mar 03, 2019
I am so sorry for the loss of "Big Guy" Jim. I will never forget the day I met him. I have so many fond memories with all of you. He will be greatly missed. Prayers for strength and comfort for you all. I love you as my own family.
Mar 03, 2019
I'M SO SAD TO HEAR OF YOUR PASSING ! YOUR FRIENDSHIP THROUGH OUT THE YEARS was not only immeasurable but enjoyable.. you had an unbelievable sense of humor and were a true friend. may the dear lord bless your soul and give the greatest of comfort to your dear family ! god bless you dear man ! and grant your family comfort !!