Barbara Jane McCarthy

Barbara Jane McCarthy, 82, of Indianapolis, passed away Feb. 21, 2016, surrounded by her loving family. She was born Sept. 7, 1933, in Indianapolis, to the late Albert W and Marie “Stauble” Springman.

Barbara will be remembered as a loving mother and grandmother and for her strength, devotion to her family and church and giving back to others. She was a member of Holy Spirit Catholic Church.

She is survived by her children, Mike (Michelle) McCarty III, Tim (Letsy) McCarthy, Bridget (Ken) Duckett and Danny (Shelley) McCarthy; sisters, Joan Sylvester and Dottie Gerdt; sevengrandsons and fivegranddaughters.

Barbara was preceded in death by her husband, Michael E. McCarthy, of 56 years; her daughters, Kathleen and Maureen McCarthy; sisters, Mary Dickman, Virginia Dugan, Patricia Dolan; brother, Donald Springman.

Visitation will be held from 3-8 p.m. on Thursday, Feb. 25, in Feeney-Hornak Shadeland Mortuary. Funeral services will be held at 9:30 a.m. Friday, Feb. 26, 2016,in the mortuary with a Mass of Christian Burial at 10 a.m. in Holy Spirit Catholic Church.

Memorial’s in Barbara’s name may be made to Little Sisters of the Poor.

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