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CHARLES MCCARTHY

CHARLES MCCARTHY

Born In: NEW WATERFORD, Nova Scotia
Born: July 3rd, 1927

Passed in: SYDNEY, Nova Scotia
Passed on: March 6th, 2017

Charles McCarthy, son of the late Jerry and Ellen (Carrigan) McCarthy, born in New Waterford July 3, 1927, passed away at the Cape Breton Regional Hospital on Monday, March 6, 2017. Charlie was a member of the former St. Agnes Parish where he was an altar boy and choir member. He later became a member of Mount Carmel, currently the Parish Church of St. Leonard. Charlie served in various ministries within the church; he taught religion for 13 years, was a lecturer, Eucharistic minister, and a member of the Parish Council. Charlie also volunteered with Scouts and at the Strand during bingo.
He is survived by his wife of 55 years, Anna Mae (MacDonald) McCarthy; two children, Daniel (Barbara) and Marie McCarthy-Guigon (Eddy); four grandchildren, James and Alex McCarthy and Cassie and Anna Guigon; brothers, Jerry (Laurie - Deceased), New Waterford, Myles (Cathy), British Columbia. Besides his parents, Charles was predeceased by sisters, Ethel Flutur, Willena 'Billy' Jessome, Maggie Cuvilier, and Teresa McCarthy.
Visitation will be held on Thursday, March 9 from 6-9 p.m. in V.J. McGillivray Funeral Home, 380 Smith St., New Waterford. A funeral mass of celebration will take place Friday, March 10, 2017 at 10 a.m. in the Parish Church of St. Leonard, Mount Carmel Avenue, with Father Ray Huntley officiating.
Burial will be in Mount Carmel Cemetery with a luncheon to follow at the Knights of Columbus Hall, Plummer Ave., New Waterford.
Donations in his memory may be made to the Society of St. Vincent de Paul. Online expressions of sympathy may be sent to the family at: www.vjmcgillivray.ca.


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