Richard Francis McCarthy, Sr., 64

Feb 23, 2021

Richard Francis McCarthy, Sr., 64, of Wareham, passed away suddenly and peacefully on February 15, 2021. 

He was the son of the late Walter F. McCarthy Jr. and Patricia (Fay) McCarthy who resides in Mattapoisett, MA. 

Survivors include his loving wife Tracy of 34 years; his sons Richard Jr. and David, both of Wareham; his brother Brian McCarthy of Hopedale, MA; his sister Laura Burrill and husband Curt of Chesapeake, VA; his sister Terri Barrett of Buzzards Bay; and several nieces 

and nephews. 

He was predeceased by his sister Patricia Cifello. 

Richard was born in Brockton and graduated from Brockton High School. 

He served as a Correction Officer at the Old Colony Correction Facility in Bridgewater beginning in 1987. 

He retired 3 years ago and enjoyed his beautiful home and pool at Jefferson Shores. 

Richard enjoyed going to and participating in car shows and everything car related. 

He was especially proud of his award winning 2000 Corvette and his fully equipped 


He was an avid landscaper and enjoyed cooking for his family and many friends. He recently renovated some rental property and was quite proficient with home improvements. Richard and Tracy were avid travelers. 

A celebration of Richard's life will be held at a later date. 

Arrangements are provided by Neptune Cremation Service of Weymouth, MA. 

In lieu of flowers, if you would like to make a donation in Richard's memory, please consider a donation to the Cape Cod Corvette club for their scholarship fund to promote automotive education, Cape Cod Corvette Club, C/O Cindy Mason - Treasurer, 6 Gray Birch Road, East Sandwich, MA 02537.