ISLAND FALLS – John McCarthy, 45, died Nov. 25, 2013, at Mass General Hospital following a long illness. He was born Oct. 9 1968, in Island Falls, the son of John and Sandra (Pipes) Anderson of Oakfield and John McCarthy of Strong.
Besides his parents he is survived by three sisters, Lori Sholler and her husband, Jim, of Summerville, S.C., Terry and her husband, Richard Lyons, of Dyer Brook and Janet and her husband, Marty Rockwell, of Oakfield; one uncle, Billy Pipes of Island Falls; two aunts, Mary Pipes of Island Falls and Shirley Sides of Sherman; nieces, Jordan Sholler-Hartin Lindsay, Kimberly and Cassidy Lyon’s Janel and Jasmine Rockwell; and one nephew, Andrew Sholler; and two special buds, Ace and Glen. He was predeceased by his grandparents, Willard and Lois Pipes; a sister, Dee-Ann McCarthy; and an uncle, Michael Pipes.
Friends and family may call 10 a.m. – noon Friday, Nov. 29, at Bowers Funeral Home, Sherman Street, Island Falls, with funeral service being held at noon. Interment will be at Island Falls Cemetery. For an online guest book and to leave condolences please visit www.bowersfuneral.com.