Kathleen Pauline McCarthy

McCarthy, Kathleen Pauline -Age 88 of Bridgewater, passed away October 1, 2020 in Hillside Pines Home for Special Care, Bridgewater. Born January 19, 1932 in Harmony Mills, she was a daughter of the late Hiram and Vera (Anthony) Weagle.

Kathleen is survived by daughters, Kim (David) Skinner, Mahone Bay; Trudy (Michael) Rafuse, Camperdown; Crystal (Mike) McCarthy, Bridgewater; Angela (Konstantine) Sabean, Bridgewater; Melissa (James) Lohnes, Bridgewater; Trena McCarthy, Bridgewater; sons, MacGregor McCarthy, Barss Corner; Mitchell McCarthy, Pinehurst; Bliss McCarthy, Bridgewater; fourteen grandchildren and nine great-grandchildren.

Kathleen was predeceased by her husband, Robert Earl Jr. McCarthy. 

Kathleen was employed as a noon time supervisor at Bridgewater Elementary school for six years, a job she very much enjoyed. She enjoyed knitting, birdwatching, reading and puzzles. In her later years, she was fond of playing Chinese checkers.

A private family graveside service will be held 2 p.m., Sunday, October 4 in Brookside Cemetery, Bridgewater, Rev. Ivan Norton officiating. In lieu of flowers, donations in Kathleen’s memory may be made to Hillside Pines Home for Special Care or SHAID animal shelter.  Arrangements entrusted to Sweeny’s Funeral Home, 35 York St., Bridgewater where on-line condolences may be made by visiting www.sweenysfuneralhome.com

The family would like to extend special thanks to Dr. Everett Weagle, and to the staff of Hillside Pines for their care and compassion for our mom.