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Sherry Sutton

LaDonna Wagner

Met this lovely lady just recently. She was one of my moms friends and I so much enjoyed talking to her when I visited mom. She was a caring and friendly lady. She will be missed by all.

Kathy Clarke

I knew Alice quite well. We met at church and when I took care of her husband at Quality Health. We could always make each other smile. She had wonderful stories that she shared with me. I saw her several times at Kerri and Todd's house and enjoyed her company. My daughter even worked at down under for a while. She was a wonderful woman and I am glad the church honored her at the 150th anniversary. I will always remember her.

The Gershowitz Family

We will always remember your smiles and love every Halloween and the joy it brought you to dress up as one of Aiden's special creations! So much love to all your family at this difficult time.

SUSAN BYRD CREWS

Please accept my heartfelt condolences. Your mother leaves behind her reflection of life in her children and grandchildren. I have the the pleasure of knowing two generations. May you find peace in knowing her earthly fight is over..

Frances Panaro

So sorry for your loss. She lived a long sweet life and raised a wonderful family...prayers for all.

Alice McCarthy

2022-05-04

Alice Augusta McCarthy 98 of Fernandina Beach, Florida passed away peacefully surrounded by family, Wednesday, May 4th, 2022, at the Warner Center for Caring.

She was born November 19th, 1923, in Rockport, Massachusetts to Alfred and Margret Hendrickson. She graduated from Rockport High School in 1940. After high school she went to work for the Lepage Company in Gloucester, Massachusetts, in 1951 she married Harlin Joesph McCarthy and they raised five children. The entire family moved to Fernandina Beach, Florida in 1968. In 1982 the family opened the Down Under Restaurant. Alice was primarily a Homemaker; with five children her home was the center for all the family events. This past December she was surrounded by most of her family to celebrate Christmas in her home on North Fletcher Ave. and just a couple of weeks ago, again with her family to celebrate Easter.

Mrs. McCarthy was a member of St. Michael Catholic Church, and she was honored on February 19th as the oldest living member of the parish at the 150th Anniversary of St. Michael’s Church.
Alice was predeceased by her husband Harlin McCarthy and brother Eliot Hendrickson. She is survived by her five children Kevin and Cecilia McCarthy, Brian and Susan McCarthy, Glenn and Judy McCarthy, Sean McCarthy, Kerri, and Todd Broad, thirteen grandchildren and eleven greatgrandchildren.

Visitation will be Tuesday May 10th 5-7 p.m. at Oxley-Heard Funeral Home. Funeral mass will be held at St. Michaels 11am on Wednesday, May 11, 2022, Father Jose Kallukalam officiating.

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