Paul E. McCarthy of Marshfield, 64, entered into rest March 31, 2012, after a long illness. Beloved husband for 42 years of Patricia A. (Masdea) McCarthy. Dear son-in-law of Evelyn Masdea. Loving father of Cheryl Lucchetti and her husband Jason of Marshfield and Sean McCarthy of Carver and his fiance Jennifer. Proud and loving grandfather of Ryan, Devin, and Maxwell. Son of the late Francis and Catherine Tighe. Brother of the late William McCarthy, Sharon Keene, and Kathy Young. Paul served honorably in the United States Marine Corps and was a Vietnam War veteran. He received a masters degree in criminal justice from Northeastern University. After working at Polaroid for 20 years, he went on to become a dedicated member of the Plymouth County Sheriffs Department and later the Marshfield Police Department. In addition to spending time with family and friends, Paul had many interests including sports, fitness and music. He was a lifelong sports enthusiast who especially enjoyed watching the Patriots. Paul was an avid runner and finished 13 marathons including Boston, Newport, and New York. He was a talented drummer for which he received several awards from the Massachusetts Country Music Awards Association. Visiting hours were held at the MacDonald Funeral Home, 1755 Ocean St., Rte. l39, Marshfield Tuesday, April 3 from 5 to 8 p.m. Funeral from the funeral home Wednesday, April 4 at 9 a.m. followed by a funeral Mass in St. Ann by the Sea Church , 591 Ocean St., Marshfield at 10 a.m. Contributions in Pauls memory may be made to Hospice of The South Shore, 100 Baystate Dr., Braintree, MA 02l85. For online guest book and directions, please visit us at our web site, macdonaldfuneralhome.com
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Published in The Marshfield Mariner from Apr. 2 to Apr. 9, 2012