Vernon E. McCarty, 86, of Shrewsbury, PA, formerly of Bruceton Mills, WV, passed away Saturday, January 15, 2022, at his home. The son of the late A. Cecil McCarty and E. Grace Ringer McCarty, he was born May 15, 1935, in Bruceton Mills. Vernon is survived by his wife, Janet S. Friend McCarty; a daughter and her husband, Lisa and Daniel Wojnowski; two sons and their wives, Michael and JoAnn Lee McCarty and Brian and Dawn McCarty; loving grandchildren: Michael McCarty Jr. and wife, Ana, Nicholas Wojnowski and wife, Katherine, Zachary Wojnowski and wife, Brittany, Abigail McCarty and Molly McCarty; cherished great grandchildren: Grace, Diana and Daniel McCarty, and Lauren, Morgan and Olivia Wojnowski; dear sisters: Janet Rishel and Frances McCarty; and nephew and wife, Jason and Chrissy Rishel, and their son, Wyatt. Visitation for family and friends was at the Ruck Towson Funeral Home Inc., in Baltimore, MD, on Saturday. There will also be visitation at the Carl R. Spear Funeral Home in Brandonville-Bruceton Mills, WV, Monday, from 2-4 and 6-8 pm, and Tuesday, January 25, 2022, from 12 noon until the 1:00 pm service with Pastor Barry M. Adkins officiating. Burial will follow in the Shady Grove Cemetery, Bruceton Mills. It its requested that masks and social distancing be observed. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made in Vernon’s name to the Maryland Waterways Foundation at www.marylandwaterwaysfoundation.com.