Sheila (McCarthy) McDade

June 10, 1937 ~ September 20, 2020 (age 83)


Sheila McDade, (nee McCarthy), 83, passed away on Sunday, September 20, 2020, in Clara Maass Medical Center, Belleville, NJ.

The funeral will be from the Thiele-Reid Family Funeral Home, 585 Belgrove Drive, Kearny, NJ on Wednesday at 9:00 a.m. A Funeral Mass will be offered in St. Cecilia Church, Kearny at 10:00 a.m. Entombment will follow at Holy Cross Cemetery, North Arlington, NJ. Relatives and friends are invited to visit at the funeral home on Tuesday from 4 to 8 p.m. In lieu of flowers, the family suggests contributions to St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital.

Ms. McDade was born in Ballyfinane, Co. Kerry, Ireland. She immigrated to the United States in 1953 and has lived in Kearny for the last 55 years.

Sheila was the first female Sales Person at Faitoute Steel Company in Newark, NJ which was later named Metals USA. She worked there for 35 years before retiring in 2005.

She is survived by her husband, Michael Solwecki, one son, Brendan McDade, and his wife, Bobbi, two sisters, Norah McCarthy and Eileen Connery, and one brother, Edward McCarthy.

Sheila was predeceased by her first husband, James McDade, and three sisters, Mary Keane, Bridget Lyttle, and Ann Ryan.

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September 22, 2020

4:00 PM to 8:00 PM
Thiele-Reid Family Funeral Home
585 Belgrove Drive
Kearny, NJ 07032

Funeral Mass
September 23, 2020

10:00 AM
St. Cecilia Church
120 Kearny Avenue
Kearny, NJ 07032


St. Jude Children's Research Hospital
501 St. Jude Place, Memphis TN 38105
Tel: 1-800-805-5856

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