Edward V. McCarthy, age 86, of Canton formerly of Falmouth and Jamaica Plain, passed away December 2nd at Cornerstone in Canton surrounded by his loving family. Born and raised in Jamaica Plain, he graduated from the High School of Commerce, attended Boston University and served in the Army during the Korean War. He was a Furniture Contractor and operated his own business, McCarthy Brother’s Furniture in Jamaica Plain for many years before retiring. He has lived in Canton for the last 9 years and previously lived in Falmouth. Ed was an avid Red Sox Fan and enjoyed golf and summering in Falmouth.
Beloved husband of the late Noreen M. (Kane). Father of Edward V. McCarthy, Jr. and his wife Jeanne of Canton, Thomas A. McCarthy and his wife Maura of Glen Rock, N.J., Joseph G. McCarthy and his wife Leslie of Duxbury, John P. McCarthy and his wife Carolann of Westwood, and Maura K. Polles and her husband Rick of Canton. Brother of the late Jack and Iggy McCarthy. Also survived by 17 grandchildren. Visiting hours at the Dockray & Thomas Funeral Home 455 Washington St. Canton Wednesday 4-8 pm. Funeral Mass at St. John the Evangelist Church Canton Thursday morning at 11. Burial St. Joseph’s Cemetery, W. Roxbury. Army Veteran of the Korean Era. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made in his memory to the Shrine of St. Jude 2390 Bush St. San Francisco, CA 94115.
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