Georgine “Gena” (Clapp) McCarthy

October 31, 1947 ~ January 17, 2022 (age 74)


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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Funeral Mass
January 21, 2022

10:00 AM
Cathedral of St. Raymond
604 N. Raynor Avenue
Joliet, IL 60435

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