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McCARTHY, Frances R. (Peters) Of South Boston, passed away July 7, 2018. Beloved wife of the late James J. McCarthy. Devoted mother of Rita McCarthy of South Boston, James and his wife Mary of Milton, Paul of Brewster, Thomas "TJ" of South Boston, and the late Michael McCarthy formerly of South Boston and Chicago. Mother in law of Karen McCarthy of South Boston. Loving grandmother of Kelley, Ryan, Christopher (US Navy), his wife Kim, Patrick, Alexandra, Brendan and Kate McCarthy. Dear sister of the late Gerald, Elmer, Albert, Joseph, Philip and Alice Peters, Elizabeth Strickland, Mary Macaluso and Jean McSolla. Also survived by many loving nieces, nephews and friends. Retired employee of South Boston District Court Probation Department and longtime parishioner of Gate of Heaven Church. Visiting hours in the O'Brien Funeral Home, 146 Dorchester St., SOUTH BOSTON, Wednesday from 3-7. Funeral Mass in Gate of Heaven Church, 615 East Fourth St., South Boston, Thursday at 10:00AM. Interment Cedar Grove Cemetery, Dorchester. Relatives and friends are invited to attend all services. In lieu of flowers, please make a donation in memory of Frances to the Good Shepherd Community Care, 90 Wells Avenue, Newton, MA 02459. The family would like to express gratitude towards Compass on the Bay staff for their kindness, compassion and support during the last few years of Fran's life.
Published in The Boston Globe from July 10 to July 11, 2018
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