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Subject: [W-OBITS] Fw: MCCARTHY: James E McCarthy 2009
Date: Fri, 1 May 2009 23:26:34 +0100
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Subject: MCCARTHY: James E McCarthy 2009
> MCCARTHY, James E
> Lhendri479 (View posts) Posted: 21 Apr 2009 6:52AM
> Classification: Obituary
> Surnames: MCCARTHY, HEALEY, PIERCE, LONG, SCHALK
> FALL RIVER, MA - James E. McCarthy, "Mac," age 86, of Fall River, died
> Saturday, April 18, 2009, at his residence surrounded by his family. He
> the husband of Louise (Pierce) McCarthy to whom he had been married for
> past 57 years.
> Born in Fall River, a son of the late James E. and Catherine (Healey)
> McCarthy, he was a lifelong resident of the city. He was a graduate of
> B.M.C. Durfee High School class of 1940 and served in the United States
> as an Aviation Cadet.
> Mr. McCarthy was an engineer for the former New England Telephone Company
> for over 40 years before retiring. Mac was well known as a prominent
> official in the area for many years where he was a member of the National
> Ice Hockey Officials Association and former commissioner of the
> Massachusetts Hockey League. He also served as an official to area high
> school football, basketball, and softball teams and NCAA men's and women's
> hockey teams. He was a member of the Montaup Country Club and an avid
> In 2005, he was awarded the E.M.A.I.F.O. Official of the Year award, and
> upon retirement from officiating in 2008 was awarded an honorary
> in S.M.F.O.A.
> In addition to his wife he is survived by two daughters, Colleen M.
> of Fall River and Karen A. Long and her husband Terence of Westport; two
> sons, James E. McCarthy, III "Jay" and his wife Liz of Westport Point and
> Justin P. McCarthy and his wife Lisa of Old Lyme, CT; four grandchildren,
> Brendan J. and Kevin J. Long and Matthew K. and Thomas P. McCarthy; and
> several nieces and nephews.
> He was father of the late Kevin J. and Kerry E. McCarthy; and brother of
> late Leo McCarthy and Madeline Schalk.
> His funeral will be held Wednesday, April 22, 2009, at 9 a.m. from the
> WARING-SULLIVAN HOME OF MEMORIAL TRIBUTE at CHERRY PLACE, 178 Winter St.,
> Fall River (at CHERRY, Locust, and High Streets) followed by a funeral
> at 10 a.m. in Holy Name Church, 709 Hanover St., Fall River. Relatives and
> friends invited. Visiting hours Tuesday from 4 to 8 p.m. Burial in St.
> Patrick's Cemetery, Fall River.
> In lieu of flowers contributions in his honor may be made to Harold Hudner
> Oncology Center, 795 Middle St., Fall River, MA 02721.
> Published in the Standard-Times on 4/21/2009