Obituary of Robert A. McCarty
Robert A. McCarty, 88, of Lockport, NY, earned his wings on Saturday, October 21, 2023. Robert was born November 8, 1934, to Allen and Alice (Hoover) McCarty in Big Run, Pennsylvania. Robert, known to many as “Mac”, worked at Durez Plastics in North Tonawanda for 40 years, retiring as a Maintenance Foreman in 1989. Mac and son, Jason, owned and operated McCarty Auto for many years. Robert enjoyed hunting, watching his westerns (especially with James Arness or John Wayne), and listening to classic country music on WXRL. Much like the cowboys in his favorite shows, he didn’t mince words; he spit them out whole with a few colorful embellishments. He could fix just about anything, and especially loved spending time with his family. He was well loved, respected, and always there to lend a hand wherever needed.
He is survived by his wife of 37 years, Joan (Hoyer) McCarty and predeceased by his former wife Marian J. (Detrie) McCarty, the mother of his children, who passed in 1995. Robert was the father of Ronald (Nancy) McCarty, Brian (Deborah) McCarty, Kathlene McCarty, Wanda (Gerard) Lederhouse, and Jason (Paula) McCarty. He is also survived by 21 grandchildren and several great grandchildren; step-father to Debbie Wasieczko, Tracy Monte, and the late J.R. Allen. He was the brother of Marie McCarty Shiffler, Franklin (Mary) McCarty, and Clifford McCarty, and predeceased by siblings Clyde, Edgar, Julia, and Dorothy. He is also survived by many nieces and nephews.
Friends may call on Wednesday, November 1st from 10am-12pm at Prudden and Kandt Funeral Home, 242 Genesee Street, Lockport, where a memorial service will follow at 12pm. In lieu of flowers, donations can be made in his name to Niagara Hospice with grateful appreciation for what they do. Online condolences can be shared at www.pruddenandkandt.comTo send flowers to the family or plant a tree in memory of Robert McCarty, please visit Tribute Store
In Loving Memory
1934 - 2023
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