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Michael James McCabe

December 12, 1944 ~ December 29, 2023 (age 79) 79 Years Old
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Michael McCabe Obituary

Doctor Michael James McCabe, 79, of Derry, PA formerly of DuBois, PA, passed away peacefully the morning of December 29, 2023 at Latrobe Area Hospital. He was born on December 12, 1944, in Indiana, PA, the son of the late Joseph and Mariette (née Stormer) McCabe.

Micheal received his undergraduate degree from St. Frances College and went on to graduate second in his class at the University of Pittsburgh School of Dental Medicine. He practiced general dentistry in Dubois, PA for nearly 30 years and later in partial retirement worked at the Latrobe Sunoco. "Doctor Mike" loved music and started playing organ in bands at the age of 15 and continued playing with several local bands until his untimely passing. He was active in the local Chef's association, United Way, Dubois Community Days in the Park, Tom Mix Festivals, and the DuBois chapter of the American Red Cross. Among his many passions, he loved to cook and provided many a smoked turkey for local firefighters. "Doc" also loved the outdoors, hunting, fishing, and spending time with friends and family at Camp Dogwood. He made the most of his retirement, indulging in his many hobbies and passions while traveling and seeing family.

Michael is survived by fiancée/companion of 22 years, Frances Titus of Derry PA, sister Molly (née McCabe) Young of Venice, FL,  son Joe (Melanie) McCabe of Fort Wayne, IN, son Brian (Katie) Stephenson of Ridgefield, CT, stepsons Joseph Titus and David Titus, both of Derry, PA, stepdaughter Karin Titus-Beeman of Derry, PA, and grandchildren Olivia, Trinity, Anton, Molly, Conor, Kara, Devon, Anthony, Kerianna, and Donovan with numerous nieces, nephews, and cousins.

In addition to his parents, Michael is preceded in death by his wife Dorothy (née Richards) McCabe, daughter Shannon McCabe, sister Kathy Jo McCabe, brother-in-law Robert Young, and son-in-law Terry Beeman.

Funeral services will be held from 1 to 4pm on Friday, January 5th at McCabe Funeral Home, 300 West Third Avenue,  Derry, PA.

A reception will follow at the Latrobe American Legion.

In lieu of flowers, the family is asking to donate to your nearest local library in his name.

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