Richard D. McCarthy

  • Born: October 7, 1951
  • Died: September 26, 2021
  • Location: Plainville, Massachusetts

James A. Murphy & Son Funeral Home

1020 Dorchester Ave
Dorchester, MA 02125
Tel. (617) 265-9840

Tribute & Message From The Family

McCARTHY, Richard D. Of Plainville, formerly of Dorchester, died September 26, 2021.

Beloved husband of the late Loretta E. (Chaponis) McCarthy.

Loving father of Richard D. McCarthy of Paxton and Danielle E. McCarthy of Plainville.

Devoted "Grandpa" of Mariah, Courtney, Richard, Leila, Jameson, and Chloe.

Son of the late Charles and Anna (Sweeney) McCarthy.

Brother of Patricia Larkin, Joanne Burke, Eugene McCarthy, James McCarthy, John McCarthy, Kathleen Stout, and the late Charles McCarthy, Thomas McCarthy, Geraldine MacDonald, William McCarthy, and Maureen Cray.

Survived by many nieces and nephews.

Family and friends will honor and remember Richard's life by gathering for visiting hours in the Murphy Funeral Home, 1020 Dorchester Ave., DORCHESTER, on Wednesday morning, October 6, 2021 at 10 A.M. Followed by a funeral service at 12 noon.

Burial with Military Honors will follow in Cedar Grove Cemetery, Dorchester.

In lieu of flowers, donations may be made in Richard's memory to The American Cancer Society at


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I am so sorry about the passing of your father. It was sudden and I am sure unexpected. May God bless you during this hard time.

Posted by Jeanne Kelly - Attleboro, MA   October 20, 2021

So sorry cuz another loss

Posted by Kathy Sweeney- McKenzie - Somerville, MA - Family   September 27, 2021

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