[Marin County Obit Board]

Posted by Cathy Gowdy on Thursday, January 10, 2008 at 08:38:50 :

Independent Journal
Friday, April 11, 1980


Private services have been held for J. Patricia McCarthy, 65, of Sausalito.

She died Sunday at her home.

Miss McCarthy, a resident of Sausalito for about 14 years, was a biology professor at the City College of San Francisco for 41 years before retiring in June 1979.

She was born in Virginia City, Nev., and belonged to a pioneer Virginia City mining family.

She moved with her family to Jerome, Ariz., as a young child and them later to Fair Oaks, Sacramento County. She later graduated from a Catholic high school in San Francisco and then from Dominican College in San Rafael. She taught at Dominican College about four years, earned a masterís degree from the University of California at Berkeley and then became a teacher at City College.

She is survived by two sisters, Betty McCarthy of San Francisco and Mary McCarthy Beltrami of Santa Rosa; and a brother, Tom McCarthy of San Rafael.

She will be buried in a family plot at Saint Maryís Catholic Cemetery in Virginia City.

[Russell & Gooch Funeral Chapel was in charge]

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