Pamela Kay McCarty

08/30/1957 - 11/27/2020

Obituary for Pamela Kay McCarty

Pamela McCarty passed away Friday, November 27, 2020 at her home in West Des Moines, IA at the age of 63 years. A private family Mass of the Christian Burial and private Interment Rites will be held in Violet Hill Cemetery.
Pamela Kay McCarty was born August 30, 1957 the daughter of George and Joan (Walker) McCarty. She grew up in Perry, IA and attended St. Patrick’s Catholic School and graduated from Perry High School in 1976. Pam graduated from Kirkwood Community College with a degree in Floriculture.
Pam owned and operated a flower shop in Guthrie Center, IA for a time. Pam’s life passion was working with flowers. Her talents were exhibited in the many designs she created throughout her career. Pam was a gentle soul and had a kind and giving heart.
Pam is survived by her father, George McCarty of Perry, IA; her sisters, Georgene McCarty of Seattle, WA, Jan Jahnke of Perry, IA, Julie Schacht of Dutch Harbor, AK, twin sister, Paula McCarty of Champaign, IL, and Peg Plourde of Dade City, FL; two brothers Mike McCarty of Ankeny, IA, Mark McCarty of Perry, IA and several nieces, nephews, uncles and cousins.
Preceding Pam in death was her mother, Joan McCarty on June 5, 1999; one brother, Vincent McCarty; paternal grandparents, Jack and Lela McCarty and maternal grandparents, Roy and Alta Walker.
Memorials and condolences to the family, in Pam’s name, may be sent to Murdock Funeral Home, 1420 Warford Street, Perry, Iowa 50220. Online condolences may be left at

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My thoughts and prayers for the McCarty family. Wonderful memories, of spending time with Pam doing our laughs and talks. Very kind and gentle soul.
- Lisa-Lin Burke
My sympathies to the family.
- Brad Bailey
George and family our deepest sympathy and prayers for the loss of Pam. Tim and Sharon Kenan
- Tim Kenan
My deepest condolences to the McCarty family Pam is safe in her mother's arms watching and praying over her family I've known this family since attending St Patrick's school and grew up as neighbors with special memories RIP sweet Pam You'll be missed
- Anne Richardson
Dear Uncle George and Cousins, I am so sorry to hear about Pam.I believe that she and Greg are together in heaven ! Love and Prayers, Sandy
- Sandy Loftus
I worked with Pam several years ago in Des Moines. She was always such a very lovely person who I enjoyed being around. Please accept my sincerest condolences. My thoughts and prayers for you and all of your family.
- Lila M Lutz
I am so sad to hear of Pam's passing. My heart and prayers go out to all of you! May God Bless you all and provide strength and comfort in the days ahead. Mona
- Mona Phelan
Matthew and I are so sorry to hear of Pam's passing. Our prayers are with you.
- Sandy Wells

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