Robert F. McCarthy Jr.
1958 - 2021
May 30, 1958
April 16, 2021
Robert F. McCarthy Jr. passed suddenly on Friday, April 16, 2021. He was the beloved husband of Sharon McCarthy née Mizen for 37 years; proud and adoring father to Elizabeth (Eric) and Anna; cherished brother of James (CJ) and brother-in-law of Michael (Peggi) and Thomas (Pamela); fond uncle to Alison (Tripp), Jennifer (Joe), Grace, Kathryn, Andrew, Joshua, Michael, and Matthew. He joins his parents in heaven, Robert F. McCarthy Sr. and Roberta Fay McCarthy. He was a great friend to many whose lives were enriched for having known him. He will be deeply missed. A memorial service will be held on Wednesday, May 12 at The Village Presbyterian Church in Northbrook. Due to COVID restrictions, attendance is limited. Please contact the McCarthy family to RSVP. In lieu of flowers, contributions may be made in his name to the Chicago Botanic Garden ( or by calling 847-835-8333) or The Art Institute of Chicago (The Art Institute of Chicago, attn: Gift Processing, 111 S. Michigan Avenue, Chicago, Illinois 60603). Please go to for extended obituary.

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Published by Chicago Tribune from May 2 to May 6, 2021.
Memorial service
The Village Presbyterian Church
, Northbrook, Illinois
Funeral services provided by:
N.H. Scott & Hanekamp Funeral Home
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May 11, 2021
My condolences to Sharon and the family for you sudden loss. I was honored to know Rob and always enjoyed playing golf with him, especially the one time I was able to better his score.
Tom P
May 6, 2021
Thinking of the family and wishing them comfort and peace
May 6, 2021
In loving memory of a dear friend. My condolences to the family
May 5, 2021