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John "Jack" McCarthy


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John "Jack" McCarthy

AGE: 85 • Toms River

John "Jack" McCarthy 85 of the Lake Ridge community, Toms River, died at home on June 28, 2017. Born in Pittston, PA, he resided in Iselin for 30 years and then Tinton Falls for 13 years before moving to Toms River 20 years ago. He retired in 1990 after 39 years, as a foreman for the Prudential Insurance CO in Newark. He played semi-pro baseball for the Industrial League as a catcher and pitcher. He was a 4th degree in the Knights of Columbus Council #3639 in Iselin, was very involved with St Cecelia's Church, and for many years was a volunteer for the Iselin Fair. Jack had a great sense of humor, loved to travel and especially enjoyed spending time with his family and hosting parties. Surviving are his wife of 67 years, Dolores "Rita", 4 sons and daughters-in-law, Greg & Paula, Kevin & India, John & Jill, and Patrick and Aimee Adams; 3 daughters and sons-in-law, Dianna Spampinato & Jack, Joane Zdziebkowski & Jerry and Suzanne Lippai and Vinnie Festa; 14 grandchildren, Melissa, Amanda, Erin, Jared, Kate, Steven, Kevin Michael, Justin, September, Keith, Christian, Holly, Casey and Ashlynn; and 7 great grandchildren. Visitation is Thursday 4-8 PM at Oliverie Funeral Home 2925 Ridgeway Rd. Funeral Liturgy is 9:15 AM at St Luke's Church, Toms River with interment to follow at St Mary of the Lake Church, Lakewood. In lieu of flowers please make donations to the Rutgers Institute of NJ, 195 Little Albany St New Brunswick NJ 08903-2681, www.CINJ.org/giving. For directions, or to send online condolences, please visit our website at www.oliveriefuneralhome.com.
Published in Asbury Park Press on June 29, 2017
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