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John McCarthy

John B. McCarthy

Tuesday March 29, 1932 - Sunday August 4, 2019
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NORTHBOROUGH

John (Jack) B. McCarthy, a longtime resident of Northborough, passed away on August 4, 2019, at the UMass Memorial Medical Center after a long illness. He was 87 years old and is survived by his loving wife of 59 years, Dorothy M. (Dunphy) McCarthy. They have four children, Maryellen Geurtsen and her husband Peter of Holliston, John L. McCarthy and his wife Shannon of Mendon, Paul B. McCarthy and his wife Nicole of Surprise, AZ, and Erin E. Acker and her husband Thomas of Upton. John also leaves many grandchildren, Kathryn Gifford, Jennifer Rogers, Julie Lesbirel, Michael Noonan, Megan, Ryan, John, Molly and Matthew McCarthy, Joseph and Carolyn Acker and two great-grandchildren, Victoria Gifford and Joseph Lesbirel.

John was born and raised in Worcester, the son to the late John D. and Ellen (Bjorn) McCarthy. He was a 1950 graduate of Worcester South High School, attended college and honorably served in the United States Coast Guard. For most of his career, John worked at New England Electric System in Westborough. He has been a longtime communicant at St. Rose of Lima Parish and always placed his much-loved family above everything else.

Calling hours will be held from 5-8 p.m. on Tuesday, August 13th at Hays Funeral Home, 56 Main Street, Northborough. A funeral Mass will be celebrated at 10a.m. on Wednesday, August 14th, at Saint Rose of Lima Parish, 244 W. Main Street, Northborough. Burial with Military Honors will follow in Howard Street Cemetery, Northborough.

Donations in John’s memory may be made to St. Rose of Lima Parish at the address above.
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Service Details

  • Visitation

    Tuesday August 13, 2019 | 5:00pm - 8:00pm
    When
    Tuesday August 13, 2019 5:00pm - 8:00pm
    Location
    Hays Funeral Home
    Address
    56 Main Street
    Northborough, MA 01532
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  • Funeral Mass

    Wednesday August 14, 2019 | 10:00am
    When
    Wednesday August 14, 2019 10:00am
    Location
    St. Rose of Lima Parish
    Address
    244 W. Main St.
    Northborough, MA 01532
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    Officiant
    Father James Houston
  • Interment

    Location
    Howard Street Cemetery
    Address
    Howard Street
    Northborough, Massachusetts 01532
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Affiliations

  • US Coast Guard

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