Former Evanston Symphony Orchestra President Dies

Barbara K. McCarthy was 97.

The following obituary is from Donnellan Family Funeral Home:

Barbara K. McCarthy, age 97, pianist, cellist and former president of the Evanston Symphony Orchestra, beloved wife of the late Daniel F. McCarthy, mother of Todd (Sasha) McCarthy and Kerry (Richard) Stilwell, and grandmother of Madeleine and Nicholas McCarthy and Justin and Tyler Stilwell, passed away peacefully at home on May 23 in Evanston. 

A recipient of B.A. and M.A. degrees from Northwestern, Barbara was a prominent figure in North Shore musical life for 60 years, as longtime president of the Evanston Music Club and a member of the Winnetka Music Club.


Born: May 21, 1917
Death: May 23, 2014


Wednesday May 28, 2014, 4:00 PM - 7:00 PM at Donnellan Family Funeral Services, 10045 Skokie Boulevard, Skokie, Illinois 60077 
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Funeral Service

Thursday May 29, 2014, 11:00 AM at First Methodist Church of Evanston 
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Burial Private

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Memorial donations may be made to:
The Evanston Symphony Orchestra, P.O. Box 778, Evanston, IL 60204
Midwest Palliative and Hospice Carecenter, 2050 Claire Court, Glenview, IL 60025


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