Passed away peacefully with his family by his side on June 5, 2013 at 68 years of age. Beloved husband of Carolyn (nee Giroux). Dearest son of late Emmett and Mary McCarthy.  Treasured father of Martin, Brendan and wife Tannis, Kevin and wife Melissa, Mary and husband Peter, Robert and fiancé Karla. Grandpa of Sydney. Best friend and brother to Dick McCarthy, Elaine and Gary Deehan, Margaret and Tim McGuire, Tom McCarthy, Dan and Lori McCarthy, Chris and Kathy McCarthy, Kerry Kovac and the late Moreen Donald (2004). Brother-in-law of Larry and Elizabeth Donald, Richard and Monique Giroux, Larry and Betty Giroux, Dale and Vicky Giroux, Carmon and Brenda Giroux. Uncle Bob will be missed by many nieces and nephews. Visiting Thursday from 7-9 p.m. and Friday 2-5 and 7-9 p.m.  at the Kennedy Funeral Home Ltd. 128 Talbot St. North, Essex. Parish prayers Friday at 4 p.m. On Saturday, friends are invited to visit with family after 9 a.m. at St. Mary’s Catholic Church (Maidstone) followed by the Mass of Christian Burial at 10 a.m. Interment St. Mary’s Cemetery. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the Windsor Regional Cancer Centre or to Transition to Betterness. You may send your condolences online at


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