Jack McCarthy, age 75, of New Washington, Ohio passed away Saturday, November 2, 2019. He was born July 20, 1944 to the late Anthony and Inez (Fetzer) McCarthy. He attended St. Bernard Catholic School and was a 1962 graduate of Buckeye Central High School. He was an Army veteran, serving two years. He retired from R.R. Donnelley's after 37 years and then worked at Lifetouch Church Directories in Galion for 8 years. He was a life long member of St. Bernard Catholic Church where he was very active, serving on the parish council and as a lector and eucharistic minister. He also loved singing in the church choir. He enjoyed going to auctions, antiques, traveling and most of all, attending his grandchildren's events. His greatest joy was spending time with his family.
He is survived by his wife of 52 years, Linda (Eckstein) McCarthy; children, Scott (Kelly) McCarthy of New Washington and Tricia (Joe) Hopple of Caledonia; 6 grandchildren, Haley (Justin) Trick, Clayton (Heidi) McCarthy, Carson McCarthy, Makayla (Tyler Bender) Hopple, Evan Hopple and Briana Hopple; a great grandson on the way; 4 sisters, Mary Ann (Dick) Painter of Fostoria, Joan (Wayne) Ziegman of Fostoria, Judy Shell of New Washington and Eileen (Gary) Utiss of Willard; and many nieces and nephews.
In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by his sister, Margaret Folgeson; brother and sister-in-law, Anthony Jr. "Joe" (Eyleen) McCarthy and brother, Thomas McCarthy; and brother-in-law, Melvin Shell
Visitation will be Thursday, November 7, 2019 from 2:00 to 4:00 and 6:00 to 8:00 PM at the Secor Funeral Home in New Washington. The funeral mass will be Friday, November 8, 2019 at 11:00 AM at the St. Bernard Catholic Church in New Washington with Fr. George Mahas officiating. Burial will follow at the St. Bernard Catholic Cemetery in New Washington. Memorial contributions may be made to the St. Bernard Catholic School or New Washington Food Bank. Online condolences may be made to the family at www.secorfuneralhomes.com.
Donna Weaver - Nov 7, 2019
Linda and family you are in our prayers during this sad time. The Lord called home a wonderful person and you all must remember the good times
Janene Reiderman - Nov 7, 2019
Linda I am so sorry to hear of Jack's passing. My thoughts and prayers are with you and your family.
May God give you comfort during this difficult time.
Paul and Pam King - Nov 7, 2019
Scott and Family,
You have our deepest sympathy and our prayers. May God bless you and your Family in this very difficult time.
Karen Alt - Nov 5, 2019
Linda, Scott, Tricia and family, I was so sorry to hear of Jack's passing. I always remembered him as being such a nice person. Please know that you are all in my thoughts and prayers.
Carolyn And Terry Eatson - Nov 5, 2019
So sorry to hear of Jacks passing. You all have my sincere condolences!
BARB JONES - Nov 5, 2019
SCOTT, SORRY ABOUT YOUR DAD, SENDING HUGS AND PRAYERS. BJ AND FAMILY.
Sherry & Gary Holt - Nov 4, 2019
Our thought and prayers are with your family
Prayers and blessings to you all
Enrique Pirela - Nov 4, 2019
I am so sorry to hear, please accept my deepest condolences. Our prayers are with you and family.
Krishna Kashetty - Nov 4, 2019
Please accept my deepest condolences and my prayers are with you and family.
Bala Sankar - Nov 4, 2019
My deepest sympathies go out to you and your family. May God give you the peace that you seek.
Anas - Nov 4, 2019
May God bless and comfort you and your family during this difficult period, please accept my sincere condolences.
Bonnie Ingles - Nov 4, 2019
Linda, Tricia, Scott & family,
Our hearts & prayers are with you during this difficult time. May God’s presence comfort you with His love & peace. II Cor. 4:18 Since we consider and look not to the things that are seen but to the things that are unseen; for the things that are visible are temporal but the things that are invisible are deathless and everlasting. Dan & Bonnie
Debbie Grove Viers - Nov 4, 2019
So sorry to hear this Linda. I will keep you and your family in my prayers.
Craig Green - Nov 4, 2019
So sorry to hear about Jack. Was a good man and sympathy to the family.
Dana Tong - Nov 4, 2019
I am so sorry for your loss and my prayers are with you and your family.
Connie (Vanichek) Montgomery - Nov 4, 2019
So very sorry for your loss! Prayers!
Mark Ebbeskotte - Nov 4, 2019
My deepest sympathy to the entire family. I will be thinking of you and lifting you up in prayer. May you find comfort in knowing that the Lord has a room prepared for Jack in his kingdom.
Brett and Terrie Hall & Family - Nov 4, 2019
Aunt Linda, Scott & Kelly, Tricia & Joe and families — Our hearts are broken for your loss. Uncle Jack will be dearly missed. May loving memories and the love of family and friends surround you and bring you peace and comfort. Our thoughts are with you.