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Robert A. McCarrick

Family & friends are invited to attend Visiting Hours on Monday, October 1st, from 4:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m., in the Vertuccio & Smith, Home for Funerals, 773 Broadway (Rte. 107) REVERE, for Robert A. McCarrick, who died on Friday, September 28th, 2018 at St. Patrick’s Manor, Framingham, following a lengthy battle with Lewey Body Dementia. His funeral will be conducted from the funeral home on Tuesday, October 2nd 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., and immediately followed by interment at Woodlawn Cemetery, Everett.

“Bob” lived in Revere most of his life, until moving to Stoneham 12 years ago. For the last year the family had moved to Wayland. Bob was an alumnus of both Immaculate Conception Grammar & High School, Class of 1955. He served as both Basketball coach & referee at Immaculate Conception School of Revere, Pope John High School of Everett & for Domenic Savio High School of East Boston. He was Manager & Assistant Director for the Dept. of Parks & Recreation (Youth Programs) for almost 30 years, retiring after 30 years of service. His position with the Dept. of Parks & Recreation, encompassed a rapport with the youth he served, not only as their coach but as their mentor as well. He was an exemplary “Family Man”, thoroughly enjoying time spent with his devoted family.

He is the beloved husband of 59 years to Eleanor F. (Gaffny) McCarrick. He is the cherished father of Andrew R. McCarrick of Scottsdale, Arizona, Nancy A. Hurley & her husband, Brian of Wayland, John F. McCarrick & his wife, Nancy of Boston & Susan D. Sansone of Belmont. He is the proud & devoted grandfather of Meghan A. & Katherine R. McCarrick, both of Boston, Ellen M., Lt. Daniel C. Hurley, USN, Caroline E. & Kathleen M. Hurley, all of Wayland & Rachel M. & Hannah E. Sansone, both of Belmont. He was the dear brother to the late Denise J. Robitel. He is the special uncle to Roy J. Robitel & his wife, Merri A. of Sandwich, New Hampshire, Michael D. Gaffny & his wife, Lucy Gaffny of Andover, Cheryl B. Gaffny-Floyd & her husband, John M. “Mark” Floyd of Georgetown, Kevin Gaffny & his wife, Rosa G. of Danvers & Jill J. Sewell & her late husband, Robert of Saugus. He was also the faithful son to the late Dennis J. McCarrick & Sylvia B. “Tib” (McDonough) McCarrick.


Visiting Hours

Monday, October 1st from 4:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m.

Funeral Mass

Tuesday, October 2nd at 10:30 a.m. in Immaculate Conception Church


Woodlawn Cemetery, Everett

In lieu of flowers, remembrances may be made to the Immaculate Conception School, 127 Winthrop Ave, Revere, MA 02151.

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  1. Brian Brunelle
    Oct 2 2018

    Andy and Family. Very sorry to read about the passing of your dad. I always remember a very positive influence as a coach, referee, and father. My thoughts are with you and the family.

  2. Michael T McGrath
    Oct 1 2018

    John, sorry to here of the loss of your Dad. Please accept my condolences.

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