Cynthia S. (Souto) McCarthy

March 1, 1959 ~ October 20, 2020 (age 61)


Cynthia McCarthy, 61, passed away on October 20, 2020 surrounded by her loving family and went to be with the Lord. Cindi was born on March 1, 1959 in Sayre, PA to Leonard and Marie Souto of Milan, PA.

She graduated from SRU High School in 1977 and proceeded to get her Cosmetology License from Pauldine’s Beauty School in 1978 in Elmira, NY. Cindi used her talent in cosmetology for over 40 years. On July 31, 1982, she married Brian McCarthy; they moved to Ridgebury, PA where they built their home and filled it with 4 beautiful children. Her family was the light of Cindi’s life. Cindi worked at her family’s business, Souto Mould, as a craftsman and artisan, but really was a master of all trades. Cindi enjoyed volunteering in her community and would spend countless hours supporting any of her children’s clubs and sporting events from FFA, YHEC, Volleyball, Little League, to Track & Field. She also spent over 30 years volunteering in the Gladys Burnham OPTR. Cindi always had a way to leave things better and a more beautiful than when she found them.

She is survived by her parents, her husband, Brian F McCarthy of Ridgebury, children Alexis McCarthy (Taylor Hayes-Leak) of State College, Nicole Stroup (Matt) of Spencer, Shane McCarthy of Ridgebury, Paige McCarthy of Ridgebury. A Grandson, Cian Stroup. Sisters and brothers Marc Souto, Liz Ross, Greg Souto, Meloni Janzen, Mona Roccia. In-Laws, Francis and Shirley McCarthy, and Sue (Bill) Norton.

Family and friends are invited to call from 3 PM to 5 PM on Thursday, October  29, 202 at the Mt. Pisgah Wesleyan Church, 13255 Berwick Turnpike, East Smithfield, PA. Her funeral service will follow calling hours at 5 PM. Arrangements are under the direction of the Roberts Funeral Home, Inc. 279 Main Street, Wellsburg, NY 14894.


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October 29, 2020

3:00 PM to 5:00 PM
Mt. Pisgah Wesleyan Church (PA)
6346 Berwick Turnpike
Columbia Cross Roads, PA 16914

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