Jim, the son of Sylvester McCarthy and Eleanor (Miller) McCarthy, was born and raised in Mahanoy Plane, PA. He is survived by his beloved wife Alva and four children: daughter Christine (McCarthy) Gleniewicz, husband Mark and children Jordon, Morgan, and Logan; son Sean McCarthy, wife Jennifer and children Sean Jr, Devin, and Zoe; son Peter McCarthy, wife Carreen and children Colin, Cara, and Malory; daughter Monica (McCarthy) Weisberg, husband Joshua and children Evan and Simone.
Jim retired in 2004 after his career with UBS/PaineWebber in New York City. He was a longtime, active member of St. John the Evangelist Parish in Yardley, PA serving in various ministries.
Visitation will be Saturday, December 29, 2018, from 10.00 to 11:00 am at Saint John the Evangelist Church, 752 Big Oak Road, Morrisville, PA 19067, where his funeral mass will be celebrated at 11:00 am.
In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions in Jim’s name may be made to the American Cancer Society, 1626 Locust Street, Philadelphia, PA 19103, or Saint John the Evangelist Youth Ministry at the above church address.