A funeral Mass will be celebrated at 11 a.m. on Nov. 10 at St. Agnes Church, 7775 Vanderbilt Beach Road, Naples, Florida, for retired Deacon Edward J. McCarthy Jr. Visitation will take place 9:30-11 a.m. Nov. 10 at the church.
Deacon McCarthy, 82, died on Nov. 4 in Naples, where he moved after retiring. Survivors include his wife, Jane, children and grandchildren.
He was ordained on June 4, 1983 by Bishop Anthony Pilla in the Cathedral of St. John the Evangelist as a permanent deacon for service to the Diocese of Cleveland.
Deacon McCarthy was assigned on June 4, 1983 as pastoral minister of St. Mary Parish, Chardon. Bishop Richard Lennon granted him permission to retire on Oct. 28, 2008.