John T. “Jackie” McCarthy
Family & friends are invited to attend visiting hours on Thursday, February 16th from 9:00 a.m. to 11:00 a.m. in the Vertuccio & Smith Home for Funerals, 773 Broadway (Rte. 107), REVERE, for John T. McCarthy, who passed on Saturday, February 11th at his Chelsea Admiral’s Hill residence, following a ten year well fought battle with metastatic carcinoma. His Funeral Service will be conducted immediately following the visitation in the funeral home at 11:15 a.m. All services will conclude with entombment at Holy Cross Community Mausoleum, Malden.
Born & raised in Revere, he attended Revere High school & was a member of the graduating class of 1950. All of his life was spent as a senior bartender within the circle of high-end supper clubs & lounges in downtown Boston, Gloucester & Florida. He formally retired in 2003. John had a passion for the “good-life”, particularly, fine food, and wines, dapper clothes & adventurous traveling. He owned a large & wonderful personality. He enjoyed many long-time friendships & relationships, throughout his 84 years.
He was the beloved son of the late Thomas J. & Lillian M. (Burns) McCarthy. He was the adored brother to Marilyn M. Melone. He is the devoted uncle of Judy H. Rizzo & her husband David of Peabody, Kathleen Angelini & her husband Gary & Shawn Cook & her husband Michael, all of Revere. He is also lovingly survived by four grand-nephews, Jason D. Rizzo of Peabody, Nicholas D. Rizzo & his wife, Sarah of Wilmington, Michael Cook & his girlfriendColleen of Lynn & Matthew Cook of Revere.