The family of Pat are deeply saddened by the loss of their precious husband, father, grandfather and great-grandfather on November 15, 2013 at the age of 85. 

Pat was the beloved husband of 62 years of Theresa (nee O’Hara).  Loving dad of the late Kim (2009) and Alan Merritt of Kingsville, Mark McCarthy and Connie of Sarnia.  Dearest son of the late Joseph and Evelyn (Dumouchelle).  Cherished Pip of Sean & Heather Merritt, Brooke & Steve Simon of Kingsville, and Gramps of Mason, Justin and Kelsey McCarthy of Sarnia.  Great-grandfather of Emma Simon and Talya Merritt.  Dear brother of Helen and husband the late Clifford McGuire and predeceased by  Edward McCarthy and wife Eleanor, Doris and husband Joseph McKrow, Ann and husband Hugh Allen,  Warren McCarthy and survived by wife Marguerite, the late Margaret wife of Norman Buller,  Doran McCarthy and survived by wife Helen.  Dear brother-in-law of the late Margaret (O’Hara) and husband Gerald Strong.  Also survived by many nieces and nephews.  Pat retired from the Windsor Transit Commission (S.W.A.) after 40 years of dedicated service.  He enjoyed donating his retirement time to the Windsor Goodfellows.  If you so desire donations to the Windsor Goodfellows (401 Park St. W. N9A 5V4) or the Hospice of Windsor (6038 Empress St. N8T 1B5) would be appreciated.  A private family service will be held.  Arrangements entrusted to Families First 3260 Dougall Ave. South Windsor, 519-969-5841. Interment Heavenly Rest Cemetery.  Share memories, photos or make a donation at www.FamiliesFirst.ca

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Filed Under: Chatham-Kent, Ontario, Sarnia, Windsor