ROBERT S. McCARTHY
1964 - 2020
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Robert S. McCarthy, 56, of Wellsboro, died on Tuesday, Dec. 1, 2020. He was born on July 6, 1964 in Blossburg, a son of Nina M. (Bostwick) McCarthy and the late Robert B. McCarthy.
He was employed for over 35 years at the Wellsboro Electric Company, enjoyed playing golf and was a member of the Wellsboro Fire Department where he was a former assistant chief and known as "Thunder."
He is survived by his mother, Nina McCarthy of Wellsboro; son, Joshua (Robin Bowen) McCarthy of Wellsboro; daughters, Jenna (Christopher Robinson) McCarthy of Harrisburg, Jessica McCarthy of Wellsboro; brother, Todd (Missy) McCarthy of Morris; sisters, Cyndy (Al) Brown of Wellsboro, Karen (Jeff) Potts of Minersville, grandchildren, Amelia S. McCarthy and Addie L. McCarthy and several aunts, nieces, nephews and cousins.
A memorial service will be announced at a later date.
Arrangements are entrusted to the Carleton Funeral Home, Inc., Wellsboro. www.carletonfh.com

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Published in The Wellsboro Gazette from Dec. 4 to Dec. 11, 2020.
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December 15, 2020
I worked with Bobby at Wellsboro Electric and Tri-County REC for over 20 years. Had a lot of memorable trips with him to Baltimore, Lancaster, Columbus Ohio, and Hershey. Oh, least I forget Philadelphia where we thought we were going to get run out of the Eagles stadium because Bobby was wearing Redskin colors, and yeah, Eagles vs the Redskins!! The Eagles won and we survived, lol!!! The picnics on Pine Creek when we played “hide n seek” with Josh and Che on trails surrounding the cabin way past bedtime. Multi flower Rose is always nasty, really nasty in the dark, but man, it was fun and we played like we were kids. Several roofing projects at my house, Bobby’s house and his parents cabin were work but still fun with Bobby around. And I’ll never forget the day we kept setting off the bosses car alarm (with the extra set of keys we had) at the country club. Good thing he was forgiving! :-) You went way too soon Bobby, I’m going to miss you.
Bryabn Berguson
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