D. Patricia “Pat” McCaw

June 22, 1931 ~ September 20, 2020 (age 89)


D. Patricia (Pat) McCaw (89)

Of Wheaton, MD passed away peacefully at home on Sunday, September 20, 2020. Born on June 22, 1931 in Camden, NJ, Pat was a loving wife of 48 years to the late Edward (The Judge) McCaw Jr. and eldest daughter of the late Frank and Mary (Nanny) Callahan of Ireland. The Matriarch of her family, she was surrounded at her death by close family including her younger sister, Kathleen Hargrove (Bill), her 5 children, Edward III (Veronica), Kenneth (Kathy), Maureen (Doug), Brian (Renee), Erin (Jeffrey), her 14 Grandchildren, and 6 Great-Grandchildren.

Pat’s volunteerism and readiness to give her time to her beloved family and numerous charitable endeavors were second-to-none.From her work with the Literacy Council of Montgomery County, to her membership in numerous civic organizations, she was a tireless figure for many causes and social events over the years. She was an active member of the Wheaton American Legion Auxiliary Unit 268, the Fr. Rosensteel Council Maryknights (Silver Spring), the Irish American Club of Washington, DC, and the Ladies Ancient Order of Hibernians. 

A memorial service will be held at St. John the Evangelist Catholic Church 10103 Georgia Avenue, Silver Spring on Saturday, September 26, starting with a viewing at 11:30am followed by Mass of Christian Burial at 12:30. Interment private. Masks must be worn and social distancing observed; there is a maximum number of people allowed within the church. 

In lieu of flowers, donations may be made in her memory to St. Andrew Apostle School (


September 26, 2020

11:30 AM to 12:30 PM
St. John the Evangelist Catholic Church (Georgia Avenue, Silver Spring)

Mass of Christian Burial
September 26, 2020

12:30 PM
St. John the Evangelist Catholic Church (Georgia Avenue, Silver Spring)


St. Andrew Apostle School
11600 Kemp Mill Road, Silver Spring, MD 20902

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