Adrian Thomas McCarthy
Passed peacefully away after a 30 year battle with cancer Adrian Thomas McCarthy, predeceased by his parents: Tom & Nellie McCarthy. Adrian was a loving husband to Linda McCarthy (Barrett) and a proud and adoring Daddy to his little miracle, Sara. He was a devoted and loving father to Amber (Dean), and especially cherished his two little grandsons: Kyle and Drew. Also leaving to mourn his mother and father-in-law: Olive & Ray Barrett; sisters: Mary (Bern) Cahill, Kay (Dale) Sudom; brothers: Richard McCarthy, Justin McCarthy and Steve (Maureen) McCarthy; sister-in-law Karen (Gary) Smith and brother-in-law David (Marilyn) Barrett. Adrian also leaves behind many very special nieces, nephews, extended family and friends. The family would like to express a heartfelt thank-you to Dr. Roger Butler for his care and kindness over the last few weeks. We would also like to thank the staff of the Palliative Care Unit at the Miller Centre and the Dr. H. Bliss Murphy Cancer Center especially Dr. Brent Tompkins, Dr. Joy McCarthy, Dr. Craig MacIssac, Suzy Power RN and Cheryl Boone RN. Linda would also like to especially thank niece Kathy Fitzgerald for her unwavering support and dedication during these past few months. Visitation will be held at Barrett's Funeral Home, 73 Commonwealth Ave, Mount Pearl, from 10 a.m. - 9 p.m. on Tuesday, February 19, 2013. Funeral Mass to take place at Mary Queen of the World Church on Topsail Road at 11:00 a.m. on Wednesday, February 20, 2013. In lieu of flowers donations may be made to the Dr. H. Bliss Murphy Cancer Centre. To sign the online memorial guest book, please visit www.barretts.ca. Husband, Father, Grandad, Brother, Uncle, Friend for all who knew and loved him, Adrian will forever be in our hearts and an inspiring example of strength and courage.
"How lucky were we to know someone we will miss so much."