Vincent P. McCarron, 95, of Ocean View, Del., formerly of Washington, D.C., passed away, surrounded by his loving family, on Tuesday, March 5, 2019, at Genesis Lofland Park Center in Seaford, Del. He was a native Washingtonian, born on April 15, 1923, to the late John F. McCarron and the late Elizabeth (Jordan) McCarron.
McCarron proudly served his country in the U.S. Navy during World War II. After his discharge, he worked as a salesman in men’s clothing, before his retirement.
McCarron was a faithful member of St. Ann Catholic Church in Bethany Beach, Del., and of the church’s Men’s Club. He was a member of Mason Dixon VFW Post 7234 in Ocean View, where he also volunteered countless hours. McCarron will be remembered as being a great storyteller of the Washington, D.C., area and was also proud to say he was present at the first Redskins game in 1937.
In addition to his parents and eight siblings, he was preceded in death by his wife, Mary “Betty” E. McCarron, in 2014, and a son, David J. McCarron. He is survived by two sons, Stephen P. McCarron and his wife, Sarah Joyce-McCarron, of Washington, and Vincent Sean McCarron and his wife, Elizabeth Lynn McCarron, of Gaithersburg, Md.; a daughter, Terri McCarron Lottmann and her husband, Don Long, of Lewes, Del.; nine grandchildren; and four great-grandchildren.
A Mass of Christian Burial was to be held March 12, 2019, at St. Ann Catholic Church in Bethany Beach, Del. Interment with military honors was to be at Delaware Veterans Memorial Cemetery in Millsboro, Del. In lieu of flowers, the family suggested memorial contributions to St. Ann Catholic Church; 691 Garfield Pkwy.; Bethany Beach, DE 19930. Condolences may be sent online at www.melsonfuneralservices.com.