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Georgine “Gena” (Clapp) McCarthy

October 31, 1947 — January 17, 2022

Gena McCarthy passed away on Monday, January 17, 2022 in Joliet.

She is survived by her children, Chris (Kim) McCarthy, Meagan (Bret) Olsen and Shannon (Joseph) Antinori; grandchildren Kate and Ally McCarthy and Griffin and Owen Olsen; and many friends.

Preceded in death by her husband of 48 years, Terry McCarthy; parents, Josephine and Alvin Clapp; and aunts Rose Chauko, Catherine Chauko and Mary Novitski.

Gena was a lifelong Joliet resident and graduate of St. Francis Academy. She worked at Joliet Catholic Academy. Gena loved reading and spending time with her family, especially her grandchildren.

A Funeral Mass will take place at 10:00 a.m. Friday, January 21, 2022 at the Cathedral of St. Raymond, 604 N. Raynor Avenue in Joliet.

In lieu of flowers, donations to St. Jude Children's Research Hospital are appreciated.

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