Manchester-by-the-Sea — Edward L. “Eddie” McCarthy Jr., of Manchester-by-the-Sea, passed away on Sunday, December 16, 2012 at the Kaplan Family Hospice House in Danvers, surrounded by his family following a brief illness.
Born in Beverly, he was the son of the late Edward L. McCarthy and Anne M. (Farrell) McCarthy of Manchester-by-the-Sea. Edward attended Manchester High School and graduated in 1971. He resided in Manchester-by-the-Sea his entire life, becoming a house painter on the North Shore. He will be sorely missed by family and friends.
Edward is survived by his brother, John W. McCarthy and his wife, Maureen A. (Vieira) of Magnolia and their daughter, Jaclyn A. McCarthy of Danvers.
ARRANGEMENTS: There will be no visiting hours and funeral services will be held privately.
In lieu of flowers, contributions may be made in his name to the Kaplan Family Hospice House, 78 Liberty Street, Danvers, MA 01923. Arrangements are by the Greely Funeral Home, 212 Washington Street, Gloucester, MA. Online condolences may be given at www.greelyfuneralhome.com