Mary McCaffrey Dewhirst
Mary McCaffrey Dewhirst passed away on July 3, 2013, in Arlington, Va.
Born in New York City on January 17th, 1925, she was the second child of Catherine and Daniel McCaffrey and sister to Frances, Jerry and Theresa. Mary grew up in Brooklyn and lived in several states along the East Coast before retiring from the insurance industry to Carmel in 1988.
Mary continued to be active as an employee and volunteer at her parish church, St. James in Carmel. In 2006 Mary moved to Arlington to be close to her grandson and daughter.
Her sister Theresa West of Bethel, Ct., sister-in-law Lillian McCaffrey of Roxbury, Ct., daughter Mary Kathryn Dewhirst and grandson Michael Mc- Caffrey Dewhirst of Arlington, Va., and many beloved nieces and nephews and their children, survive her.
A Mass of Christian Burial was held Monday, July 8th in Sacred Heart Church, 910 Main Street South, Southbury, with burial following at New North Cemetery, Woodbury. Arrangements by Carpino Funeral Home, Southbury, Ct.. For online condolences, please visit www.carpinofuneralhome.com.