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Rita M. (Spillane) McCarthy

Rita M. (Spillane) McCarthy

Rita M. (Spillane) McCarthy

Family & friends are invited to visiting hours on Thursday, February 14th, 2013 from 4 – 8 p.m. in the Vertuccio & Smith Home for Funerals, 773 Broadway (Route 107), Revere, for Rita M. (Spillane) McCarthy, who died on Monday, February 11th at the Leonard Florence Center for Living, Chelsea, following a long illness, at 73 years.  A funeral will be held from the fuenral home on Friday, February 15th 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.  Mrs. McCarthy was born in Limerick City, Ireland & came to the United States of America in 1959, settling in Revere with her late husband, Gerard P. “Patrick” McCarthy, who died in July of 2010.  For over 40 years, she worked at the former Cerretanni’s-Shaw’s Market as a clerk, retiring from there at 65 years.  She is the devoted mother of: Karen A. Colwell of Revere & David McCarthy & his wife, Shoie of Marietta, Georgia.  She is also the cherished Grandmother of Aidan G. & Zachary T. Colwell of Revere, & Ava C. & Quinn E. McCarthy both of Marietta, GA.  She is the dear & faithful Sister of, Noel Spillane & his wife, Dymphna of County Clare, Ireland & the late, Patricia “Pat” Claffey & the late Thomas Spillane.  She is also lovingly survived by her sister-in-law, Doris Spillane of Pembroke, MA & her brother-in-law,  Percy Claffey of County Limerick, Ireland & many nieces & nephews.  Interment will be in Woodlawn Cemetery, Everett.  In lieu of flowers, remembrances may be made to the Massachusetts General Hospital – Cancer Center, Development Office, 165 Cambridge St., Suite 600, Boston, MA 02114 or by phone: 617-726-2200, or on-line: www.give.massgeneral.org.

Services

Visiting Hours

Thursday, February 14th, 2013 from 4 – 8 p.m.

Funeral Mass

Friday, February 15th, 2013 at 10:30 a.m. in the Immaculate Conception Church, Revere.

Interment

Woodlawn Cemetery, Everett.

In lieu of flowers, remembrances may be made to the Massachusetts General Hospital – Cancer Center, Development Office, 165 Cambridge St., Suite 600, Boston, MA 02114 or by phone: 617-726-2200, or on-line: www.give.massgeneral.org.

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  1. Romelia Salazar
    Feb 13 2013

    Karen and family: I’m so sorry for your loss. My thoughst and prayers are with you during this difficult time. May you find peace in your hearts knowing your mom is at rest.

    Sincerely,
    Romelia

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