It is with heavy hearts, we announce the death of Michael Clifford McCarthy in his 67th year. After a long battle with kidney disease, he peacefully passed away on March 1, 2023 with family by his side.
Born March 26, 1956 and raised in Chalk River, Ontario by his late parents Wilton and Faye McCarthy.
He is survived by his loving wife of 46 years Deborah (nee Broome). Mike and Debbie were inseparable even in their early years of marriage. And the last 8 years, after moving to Bowmanville to be closer to better health care and their daughter. Debbie was Mike’s primary caregiver and was his angel in helping him in so many aspects to better health.
Wonderful father of Bradley McCarthy of Bowmanville, ON and Carrie-Lynn (Mike) Morden of Port Perry, ON.
Loving grandfather and “Bubba” to Brooke-Lynn, Caitlyn, Carleigh, Luke and Blake. They will miss him dearly.
Fantastic brother to Danny (Brenda) McCarthy of Petawawa, ON, the late Tommy McCarthy, Howard McCarthy of Bowmanville, ON, the late Karen (Jamie) Spencer of Ajax, ON, and Patrick McCarthy of Oshawa, ON. Remembered Brother in law to Bonnie (Peter) Brown of Deep River, ON, the late Jimmy Broome, Sharon (Tom) Bowers of Nova Scotia, Danny (Sharon) Broome of Chalk River, ON, Heather (Steve) Brownlee of Calgary, Bruce Broome of Deep River, ON, Ricky Broome of Ottawa, ON, and Robert (Toni) Broome of Chalk River, ON.
Michael was a treasured uncle to many and will be forever missed by his nieces and nephews who adored him for his many, many jokes and laughter.
A celebration of life will be held at the Chalk River and Area Lions Hall on Saturday April 15 from 11:00 am to 3:00 pm.
In lieu of flowers, donations can be made to the Kidney Foundation of Canada.