Please remember in your prayers retired faculty member James C. McCarthy

Please remember in your prayers James C. McCarthy, 84, who died Nov. 30 from complications of Alzheimers Disease.

McCarthy was a faculty member in St. Thomas’ Speech and Theater Department from 1956 until his retirement in 1981. He also coached the debate team.

Funeral services were held yesterday at St. Joan of Arc Catholic Church in Minneapolis.

He is survived by his wife, Genevieve; sons, Dennis and Kevin; and daughter, Kathleen McCarthy Freeman.

You can read more about McCarthy in the St. Paul Pioneer Press.