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Schuylkill County Obituaries

Sophia Ann McCarty, 5 – Loved Swimming and Riding Roller Coasters

Sophia Ann McCarty, age 5, of Middleport, passed away Sunday, June 25th, 2023 at her home.

Born in Pottsville on December 5, 2017, she was the daughter of Michael Scott and Mary Margaret (Winnick) McCarty.

Sophia was a member of Holy Cross Roman Catholic Church in New Philadelphia. She loved swimming, riding roller coasters, playing games, and watching movies.

She was preceded in death by her paternal grandfather Michael S. McCarty Sr.

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In addition to her parents, Sophia is survived by three brothers: Dylan, Nicholas, and Joshua; paternal grandmother Cathy Steever, Pottsville; maternal grandparents Walter and Donna (Piermatteo) Winnick, Orwigsburg; uncle and aunt and God parents Michael and Vicki Winnick, Leesport; and uncles: Eric McCarty, Ashland; Matthew McCarty, Pottsville; and Jeremiah Steever, Pottsville. Also all her loving Cousins.

A Mass of Christian Burial was celebrated at Holy Cross Roman Catholic Church, New Philadelphia on Saturday, July 1st, with Msgr. William Glosser officiating.

Interment at St. Anthony Cemetery in Port Carbon.

In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to Pediatric Cancer Foundation of the Lehigh Valley 21325 South 12th Street, Suite 401 Allentown, PA 18103.

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