August 3, 1936 - March 5, 2020
Danvers - Edward J. McCarthy, 84, died Thursday morning, March 5, 2020 at his home in Danvers surrounded by his family. He was the loving husband of Esther (Fletcher) McCarthy, with whom he shared 56 years of marriage.
Born in Andover on August 3, 1935, he was the son of the late John and Mary (Bell) McCarthy. He was raised and educated in Andover and was a graduate of Central Catholic High School in Lawrence. He served honorably in the U.S. Army.
Ed spent his entire career with General Electric, working in Lynn with the Aviation Division.
In retirement, Ed became a fixture at the G.E. Fitness Center. He was an accomplished watercolor artist, an active member of the Danvers Art Association, and loved Polka dancing.
In addition to his wife, he leaves his daughters, Maureen McCarthy and her husband Paul Andrews of Methuen, Janet McCarthy of San Antonio, and Ann Marie Healy and her husband Thomas of Clifton Park, NY, three grandchildren, Mikala Bordain and her husband Randall, Jack Healy, and Kate Healy, a great-granddaughter, Robyn; his sister, Joan Morrison of Bristol, NH, and several nieces and nephews.
He was predeceased by his beloved daughter, Carol McCarthy.
His Funeral Mass will be celebrated on Monday, March 9, 2020 at 11 a.m. in Saint Mary of the Annunciation Church, 24 Conant St., Danvers. Relatives and friends are invited. Visiting hours are Sunday from 3 to 6 p.m. in C.R. Lyons & Sons Funeral Directors, 28 Elm St., Danvers Square. Burial will be private. In lieu of flowers, donations in Ed's memory may be made to Care Dimensions, 75 Sylvan St., Danvers, MA 01923. For directions or to leave a condolence, please visit www.LyonsFuneral.com..
May 2, 1935 - March 1, 2020
Beverly - Albert B. Cassola, age 84, died March 1, 2020, unexpectedly at home. He was the husband of the late Patricia A. (Gillies) Cassola. Born and raised in Beverly to the late Lawrence J. and Eleanor C. (Noyes) Cassola.
An honorably discharged veteran, he served as a Corporal in the 1st Division of the United States Marine Corps during the Korea Conflict.
Most recently, he was the Treasurer of the Vittori Rocci Post in Beverly and enjoyed a successful career as Quality Control Manager at Axcelis, Lemco, and Arwood Machine. He enjoyed his sons, his grandchildren, golfing, being a Korean War veteran and the history of Beverly. He spent much of his youth on the waterfront and loved the ocean. He had a beautiful singing voice and sang with the Beverly Men's Singing Club for years. But more than anything, he adored his wife of 56 years, Patricia, who passed away in 2015.
He is survived by two sons, William Cassola, Phillip Cassola and his wife Janice; a daughter, Kim E. Woods and her husband Gregory; and grandchildren, Jonathan, Matthew and Benjamin Cassola, Nicholas and Katherine Woods.
His funeral Mass will be celebrated at St. Mary of the Annunciation Church, 24 Conant Street, Danvers, on Monday, March 9, at 9 a.m. Relatives and friends are invited to attend. Visiting hours will be at the Campbell Funeral Home, 525 Cabot Street, Beverly, on Sunday, March 8, from 1 to 4 p.m. Burial will be in the Central Cemetery, Beverly. In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made to the veterans, Semper Fi Fund, a 501(c)(3) foundation. Information, directions, condolences at www.campbellfuneral.com.
DANVERS – Mrs. Mary Ellen (Whearty) Mullins 89, beloved wife of the late John G. Mullins who passed away in 1994, died Tuesday, August 28, 2018 at the Kaplan Family Hospice House in Danvers, surrounded by her loving family following a brief illness.
Born and raised in Salem, she was the daughter of the late Frank S. and Mary L. (O'Meara) Whearty. She was a graduate of Salem High School and Framingham State University, Class of 1950. She furthered education at Simmons College.
A teacher for many years, she taught for many years at Masconomet High School and she retired from the City of Salem School System.
Mary Ellen is survived by two nephews, Mark Garland of Lynn and Matthew Garland and his wife Cathy of Peterborough, N.H., three dear nieces, Jill Montanile of Lynnfield, Carol Gill of Wakefield and Sandra Dooley of Groveland, and two nephews, Nathaniel T. Mullins and John Mullins. She is also survived by many grandnieces and grandnephews. Mary Ellen also leaves behind many loving neighbors and friends which she considered her family. She was predeceased by a sister, Barbara Garland, and a brother-in-law Nathaniel Mullins.
ARRANGEMENTS: Her funeral will be held from the Peterson-O'Donnell Funeral Home, 167 Maple St., (rte 62) Danvers, Saturday, Sept 1st at 10:30 A.M. followed by her funeral Mass which will be held in St. Richard Church, Forest St., Danvers, at 11 A.M. Relatives and friends invited. Burial in Annunciation Cemetery, Danvers. Visiting hours at the funeral home, prior to the funeral, Saturday, Sept. 1st from 9:30 to 10:30 A.M.. In lieu of flowers donations in Mary Ellen's name may be made to the Danvers Art Association, 105 Elliot St., Danvers, MA 01923, the Independent Association of Framingham State Alumni (IAFSA), 42 Adams Rd., Framingham, MA 01702 or to a charity of one's choice. To share a memory or offer a condolence, please visit www.odonnellfuneralservice.com