Beloved Former Mayor of Everett
John R. McCarthy, passed away on Friday, February 15, 2019, at Lowell General Hospital, in Lowell, Massachusetts, surrounded by his loving family, at the age of 79.
John is survived by his loving wife Priscilla (Josephson) McCarthy, of Dracut, MA, his children, Robert McCarthy, of Wake eld, MA, John McCarthy, of Dallas, TX, Darren McCarthy and wife Michelle McCarthy, of Winchester, MA, and Kristin McAuliffe and husband Jason McAuliffe, of Malden, MA, and his brother George McCarthy and wife Charlotte McCarthy, of Hamilton, MA. He is also survived by nine grandchildren.
John was born on June 7, 1939 in Everett, Massachusetts, to John and Madelyn McCarthy. He was one of four children, brother of Bob, George, and Connie. He graduated from Everett High School and attended Newman Preparatory School and Suffolk University.
He spent the first 60 years of his life in Everett, where he raised his four children with his wife Priscilla. John and Priscilla McCarthy were married on September 30, 1967 in Woburn, Massachusetts and spent over 51 years together until John’s passing.