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Donald R. McCarthy passes away at age 69

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Donald R. McCarthy, age 69 of Chesterton, IN, passed away on November 16, 2017.

He was born November 2, 1948, in Chicago, IL, to Dennis James and Myrtle (Zimmerman) McCarthy.

Donald is survived by his daughter, Angela Gomes of Windermere, FL; son, Richard Martinez; son in law, Tino Gomes; grandchildren, Rachel and Nathan Gomes; brothers, John McCarthy, Warren McCarthy; sister, Cecelia Pate; best friends, Missy and Jeff; and many nieces, nephews, extended family and friends.

He was preceded in death by his parents; brothers, Danny and Dennis McCarthy; and sister, Carol McCarthy.

Donald was a veteran of the Vietnam War. He retired as an inspector at U.S. Steel. After retirement, Donald enjoyed his time playing golf, spending time with Nanette, and riding his Harley Davidson. In the winters, Donald resided in Florida with his daughter, son, son-in-law and grandchildren.

The family held an A.M. Memorial Service and an evening Celebration of Life party in Donald’s honor on Saturday, Nov. 25, 2017.

Arrangements were handled by Edmonds & Evans Funeral Home, 517 Broadway, Chesterton, IN. 46304. Cremation services were provided by Heritage Crematory, Portage, IN.

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Posted 11/27/2017




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