Edward J. McCarthy, of Lakewood, NJ died Friday, May 11th after a brief illness. Born in New York City to Edward J. and Irene (Heffernan) McCarthy, he grew up in Inwood in Manhattan. Edward attended Good Shepherd Elementary School, Manhattan Preparatory High School and Manhattan College. He served as an officer in the U.S. Marine Corps, reaching the rank of Captain. In 1959, he married Joan (Mannix) McCarthy. Joan and Ed settled in Allendale, NJ, where they raised their four children and lived for thirty-three years. While in Allendale, he served as Chairman of the Board of Adjustments, Town Councilman, and coached numerous sports teams for his children and their friends. Edward was a parishioner at the Church of the Presentation and member of the Knights of Columbus. Edward worked for thirty-seven years with Continental Can. He then worked seventeen years as a partner for Source Alliance, an executive recruiting firm for the packaging industry. Edward is survived by his beloved wife of fifty-eight years, Joan (Mannix) McCarthy; his much-loved brother Timothy J. McCarthy and wife Alice of Vero Beach, FL and Newtown Square, PA; four adoring children, Jeanne and son-in-law Arthur Augugliaro of Haddonfield, NJ; Edward McCarthy Jr. of Glen Rock, NJ; Sheila and son-in-law Paul DeFelice of Wilton, CT and Jennifer and son-in-law Jonathan McHenry of Kinnelon, NJ. He is also survived by fourteen cherished grandchildren; Alex Augugliaro and wife Emily of Cherry Hill, NJ; Andrew, Adam and Amanda Augugliaro of Haddonfield, NJ; Ryan and husband Conor Wynne of Pleasantville, NY; Matthew McCarthy and fiancé Katie Mettler of Sloatsburg, NY; Michael McCarthy of Arlington, VA; Scott and Desha McCarthy of Glen Rock, NJ; James, Colin and Liam DeFelice of Wilton, CT and Caitlyn and Jack McHenry of Kinnelon, NJ. The family will receive friends Wednesday, May 16th from 3pm-8pm at Van Emburgh-Sneider-Pernice Funeral Home, 109 Darlington Avenue, Ramsey, NJ. Funeral mass will be celebrated on Thursday, May 17th at 10am at the Church of the Presentation, 271 West Saddle River Road in Upper Saddle River, NJ. Interment will follow at Peach Pond Cemetery in North Salem, NY. In lieu of flowers, please consider donations in Edward’s name to Fisher House (www.fisherhouse.org). Fisher House Foundations builds comfort homes where military and veteran families can stay free of charge while a loved one is in the hospital. Edward was very proud of his service in the Marine Corps, and this was a cause very close to his heart. Please sign the online guestbook and share your memories of Edward on this memorial.
Our most sincere sympathies to the family and friends of Edward J McCarthy 2018. Van Emburgh-Sneider Funeral Home
Death notice for the town of: Ramsey, state: New Jersey