Gerald J. “Gerry” McCarthy

Gerald J. “Gerry” McCarthy, of Milton, formerly of Mission Hill, died at the Stanley Tippett Hospice House in Needham after a short illness on November 28, 2010.

Born in Boston to the late Paul M. and Mary B. (Healey) McCarthy, Gerry was a graduate of Boston State College. He received a Bachelor of Arts degree in English with a Minor in Psychology.

Gerry worked as a Civil Service Examiner in the Human Resources Division for the Commonwealth of Massachusetts.

Gerry’s favorite pastimes included bowling and walking. He was a member of the Cunningham Bowling Green Lawn Bowling Club where he and his team were the undefeated champions in a tournament in 2008. He also was a member of the Cunningham Senior Men’s Bowling League.

Beloved husband of Veronica J. “Vicki” (Fake) McCarthy. Loving father of Caroline A. Dodero and Kelly E. McCarthy, both of Milton. Brother of Robert E. McCarthy and his wife Barbara of Braintree and the late Paul M. McCarthy, Jr. and Kevin D. McCarthy. Devoted grandfather of Tayla C. Dodero. Gerry is also survived by several nieces and nephews.

A Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated in Saint Agatha Church, Milton on Thursday, Dec. 2 at 9:00AM. Relatives and friends invited. Visiting hours at the Dolan Funeral Home, 460 Granite Ave. MILTON, Wednesday, 4-8PM. Interment Milton Cemetery.

Donations in Gerry’s memory may be made to the Stanley Tippett Hospice House, 920 South St. Needham, MA 02492.