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Doris M. (Fabian) McCarthy

Family & friends are invited to attend Visiting Hours on Tuesday, April 18th from 4:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m. in the Vertuccio & Smith Home for Funerals, 773 Broadway (Route 107), REVERE for Doris M. (Fabian) McCarthy, who passed on Holy Thursday, April 13th at the Chelsea Jewish Nursing Home, unexpectedly, following a brief illness. Her funeral will be conducted from the Funeral Home on Wednesday, April 19th at 9:30 a.m. ,followed by a Funeral Mass in the Immaculate Conception Church (Corner of Beach St. & Winthrop Ave.), REVERE at 10:30 a.m.

Born & raised in Revere, she was a 1938 alumna of Revere High School. Mrs. McCarthy had a 25 year career with Shawmut Bank of Boston & later at the Shawmut Bank of Revere, as a bookkeeper. She lived in the Beachmont section of Revere, for most of her life and was a devotee of the former Our Lady of Lourdes Church. She was a lector, an instructor for the Confraternity of Christian Doctrine and a founding member of the Ladies’ Solidarity. For many years she also volunteered at the church rectory as a secretary & portress. Mrs. McCarthy also was member of the Boston Chapter of the Third Order of St. Francis. She would be most honored to be referred to as a sincere and proud Roman Catholic. Mrs. McCarthy was also an exemplary Boston Sports Fan, “The Red Sox” being her top favorite.

Mrs. McCarthy was the beloved wife of the late Charles H. McCarthy, Sr., who died on September 14, 1991. She is the cherished mother of Retired Chief Master Sgt. Charles McCarthy, Jr. USAF & his wife Charlene of Palm Harbor, Fl., Mary A. Lewis & her husband Ron of Venice, Fla., Ann Marie McCarthy & Eileen E. McCarthy, both of Revere & John P. McCarthy & his wife Cynthia of Lynn. She is the devoted grandmother of Ann Marie Folk of Tampa, Fl., Eileen Bennett of Shreveport, La., Charles McCarthy of Valencia, Ca., Jennifer Goodson of Portsmouth, NH., Dr. Heidi Goodson of Philadelphia, Pa., Lauren Collinson of Boston, Kathleen McCarthy of Cambridge, Sean McCarthy & Maryanne McCarthy, both of Lynn & Ryan McCarthy of Salem, Ma. She is also the dear sister to Phyllis Lee of Norfolk, VA., Barbara Ventola of Buck’s County, PA & the late Frank and Carl Fabian, Jr., Beatrice Cortese, Alice Longo, and Edith Palmer. She is also lovingly ‘survived by her 11 Great-Grandchildren, her Great-Great-Grandaughter, Charlie-Marie, her faithful care-giver, Diane Remick of Chelsea, many nieces, nephews, grand-nieces & grand-nephews. Interment will be in Woodlawn Cemetery, Everett.


Visiting Hours

Tuesday, April 18th from 4:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m.

Funeral Mass

Wednesday, April 19th at 10:30 a.m. in Immaculate Conception Church, Revere


Woodlawn Cemetery, Everett

In lieu of flowers, remembrances may be made to Dana Farber Cancer Institute Division of Development & the Jimmy Fund, P.O. Box 649168, Boston, MA 02284-9168.

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  1. Jeanne Dowd Cotter
    Apr 30 2017

    Mary, Ann Marie and Eileen, so sorry to hear of your mother’s passing. I have fond memories of listening to musicwith her
    In the living room. With deepest sympathy, Jeanne

  2. Mark Messinger
    Apr 16 2017

    Hi John and Cindy, sorry about your mom. She was a great lady, I remember her well. Hope all is well with you guys. Drop me an email sometime. All good with the Messys.

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