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2    WHEREAS, The members of the Illinois Senate are saddened to
3learn of the death of Charles E. McCarthy of Bethalto, who
4passed away on May 3, 2013; and
5    WHEREAS, Charles McCarthy was born on August 16, 1929, in
6Hettick; his parents were Joseph Thomas and Emma Jane McCarthy;
8    WHEREAS, Charles McCarthy served his country in the United
9States Army as a corporal during the Korean Conflict; and
10    WHEREAS, Charles McCarthy was the owner/operator of
11McCarthy Plumbing and Heating in Bethalto for 20 years; and
12    WHEREAS, Charles McCarthy was a member of the Hettick High
13School class of 1948 and the Cottage Hills VFW Post #7678,
14where he held several offices; and
15    WHEREAS, Charles McCarthy is survived by his children and
16their spouses, Deborah Panapinto and Mike Brooks, Cathy and
17Robin Mahan, Theresa and David Taylor, and Stephen McCarthy;
18his grandchildren and their spouses, Dawn and Brian Herrin,
19Sarah and Brian Sitze, Joshua Taylor, Savanah Riggs, Samantha
20Taylor, Julieanna McCarthy, and Colynn Mahan; his 8



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1great-grandchildren; his sister and brother-in-law, Mary and
2Albert Schwab; his brothers and sisters-in-law, Joseph and Anna
3McCarthy, C. Thomas McCarthy, and John and Jan McCarthy; and
4his many nieces and nephews; therefore, be it
6ASSEMBLY OF THE STATE OF ILLINOIS, that we mourn, along with
7his family and friends, the passing of Charles E. McCarthy; and
8be it further
9    RESOLVED, That a suitable copy of this resolution be
10presented to the family of Charles McCarthy as an expression of
11our sympathy.