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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.


Visiting Hours

Thursday, February 16th from 9:00 a.m. to 11:00 a.m.

Funeral Service

Thursday, February 16th at 11:15 a.m. in the Funeral Home


Holy Cross Cemetery, Malden

In lieu of flowers, remembrances may be made to St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital, 501 St. Jude Place, Memphis, TN 38105-9959

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