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Michael Joseph McCarthy

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McCARTHY, MICHAEL JOSEPH; age 56; of Rochester Hills; October 27, 2013. Beloved husband of Lori; loving father of Janice Grace (fiancée Joshua Tanski); proud grandpa of Abram and Kayleigh; dear son of Joseph and Janice; brother of Deni (Jack) Ray, Kathi (Bruce) Levine, Tim (Denise), Kevin (Jan) McCarthy, and Maureen (Tim) Zeller; son-in-law of Jim and Sharon Francis; brother-in-law of Tim (Barb) Francis and Mary (Pat) Peters; also survived by many nieces, nephews, cousins, and friends. Michael grew up in Beverly Hills, graduated from Birmingham Seaholm High School, and attended Wayne State University on a swimming scholarship. He coached at various area swim clubs, traveled with well known band groups including: Bob Seger, Styx, Leo Sayers and J. Geils, selling their merchandise before joining the Air Force computer technology program. He served in Frankfort, Germany, Honolulu, HI, and in Riyadh, Saudi Arabia during the Gulf War. He worked for Wipro Technologies and previously for Ajilon LLC. He loved gardening, fishing, all wildlife animals, and nature. Funeral Mass Saturday, November 2, 2013, 10:30 a.m. with In State at 10 a.m. at Christ the Redeemer Catholic Church, 2700 Waldon Rd., Lake Orion. The family will receive friends Friday 3 to 9 p.m. with a 7 p.m. Scripture Service at Modetz Funeral Home, 100 E. Silverbell Rd., Orion. Suggested memorials to Michigan Humane Society or Christ the Redeemer Church. Online condolences
Published in The Oakland Press on Oct. 30, 2013
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