Forrest J. McCarthy

May 2, 1937 - August 1, 2012
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Forrest J. McCarthy 75 of Ludlow, MA, passed away while on vacation in Chatham, MA. On Wednesday, August 1, 2012. Born in Boston, MA, May 2, 1937, son of the late John and Mary J. (Fitzgerald) McCarthy. Educated at Thayer Academy, Forrest furthered his education at Middlebury College. He was a proud participant in his recent 50th Reunion of his college class. A Communicant of St. Cecilia’s Church, he was a friend of Bill W. An avid history buff, he also enjoyed board games, and spending time on Cape Cod. he also traveled cross country to visit his son in Jackson, WY. He is survived by his wife whom he married on Thanksgiving Day of 1989, Bonnie Laurie (Barnes) McCarthy. His son Forrest G. McCarthy and his wife Amy his daughters Melissa and Cynthia. Stepdaughters Laurie Allen and her husband Crane, Cherie Donnelly and her husband Bill, and Denise Pashko and her husband Gary. Brother of Maureen Scalia, and her husband Supreme Court Justice Antonin Scalia. Grandfather of 14, Great-grandfather of 2, Uncle of 9 Nieces and nephews, also survived by extended family members and friends.

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Funeral services celebrating his life will be Monday, August 6, 2012, with family and friends gathering at 8:45 AM at the Kapinos-Mazur Funeral Home 64 Sewall St. Ludlow followed by a Concelebrated Liturgy of Christian Burial in St. Cecilia’s Church 42 Main St. Wilbraham, MA at 10 AM. Rites of committal will follow in Island Pond Cemetery in Ludlow.

Island Pond Cemetery
Center Street
Ludlow, MA 1056

St. Cecilia’s Catholic Church
42 Main Street
Wilbraham, MA 1095


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Born: May 2, 1937
Died: August 1, 2012

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Rob Morell posted on 8/6/12

Bonnie, we're so sorry for your loss. Our thoughts and prayers are with you and your family. Please let me know if there is anything that we can do for you. Rob and Kathryn Morell