Donna Lee McCarthy, 64, of Pomona, KS passed away March 28, 2019 at Olathe Medical Center. Visitation 6:30 to 8:00 pm Thur., April 4, 2019 at Bruce Funeral Home, Gardner, KS (913) 856-7111; Rosary at 6:00 pm. Mass of Christian Burial 10:30 am Fri., April 5, 2019 at Sacred Heart Catholic Church, 408 S. Cedar, Ottawa, KS. Burial follows at St. Columbine Catholic Cemetery, Edgerton, KS. Memorial contributions may be made to Compassionate Care, Merriam, KS or St. Columbine Catholic Cemetery. Condolences may be left at www.brucefuneralhome.com
Donna was born Dec. 7, 1954 in Sellersville, PA to John Edward and Helen Christine (Parulis) Brady. She grew up in Kansas City, KS, moved to Gardner, KS in 1970 where she graduated from Gardner High School. Donna married David Neal McCarthy on Jan. 20, 1979 in Olathe, KS. They lived in the Johnson County area until 2001 when they moved to Pomona, KS. Donna was a member of Sacred Heart Catholic Church in Ottawa, KS. Her greatest joy was taking care of her grandchildren and traveling with her husband. She enjoyed her family and hosting holiday dinners for everyone. She will be dearly missed by family and friends.
She was preceded in death by her parents; her father-in-law, Edward Neal McCarthy; siblings: Gary Brady and Debra Hendrix and grandson, Wyatt Caden McCarthy. Donna is survived by her husband, David, of the home; son, Rusty (Amy) McCarthy, Edgerton, KS; daughter, Jolene McCarthy, Olathe, KS; grandchildren: Tyler McCarthy, Lacey McCarthy and Ryder McCarthy; siblings: Patty Wheat, Kansas City, KS, Dennis (Connie) Brady, Nixa, MO, Eric Brady, Overland Park, KS, Randy Brady, Overland Park, KS and Lonna (Rick) Mitchell, FL; mother-in-law, Joan McCarthy (Griffin) and lots of nieces and nephews.