Edmund McCarthy

Visitation at Funeral Home

4:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Thursday, September 21, 2023
Abriola Parkview Funeral Home
419 White Plains Rd.
Trumbull, Connecticut, United States

Final Resting Place

Friday, September 22, 2023
Oak Lawn Cemetery
1530 Bronson Rd.
Fairfield, Connecticut, United States

Mass of Christian Burial

10:00 am
Friday, September 22, 2023
St. Augustine Cathedral
359 Washington Ave.
Bridgeport, Connecticut, United States

Memorial Contributions

Mozaic Adult Day (formerly of Jewish Senior Services) 4200 Park Avenue Bridgeport, CT 06604

Obituary of Edmund N. McCarthy

Edmund N. McCarthy, age 80, of Bridgeport, beloved husband of Cathleen Falvey McCarthy, passed away peacefully on Saturday, September 16, 2023 with his loving family by his side. Born on January 21, 1943 in Limerick, Ireland, he was a son of the late Edmond and Margaret Ryan McCarthy. Edmund attended Belcamp College in Ireland. Edmund was a proud member of the Meat Cutters Union UFCW Local 371 and was employed by Stop and Shop for 55 years. A U.S. Army veteran, he was a member of the VFW Post 143, Fairfield and the Ancient Order of Hibernians. He was also a member of the Gaelic American Clubs in Fairfield and New Haven. Along with his wife, they were devoted parishioners of The Cathedral of St. Augustine where he volunteered countless hours for the festivals, church activities and school functions. But above all, he was a devoted husband, father and grandfather. He enjoyed spending time with his family, especially with his grandchildren who were his pride and joy. Edmund will always be remembered as a friendly, good-natured gentleman and he will forever live in the hearts of all who knew and loved him. In addition to his beloved wife of 57 years, Cathleen, survivors include his four loving children, Sean McCarthy, Michael McCarthy, Mary Teresa Pruzinsky and her husband Rob and Thomas McCarthy, six cherished grandchildren, Katey, Colin, Shannon, Ryan, Mackenzie and Matthew and his former daughter-in-law Paige McCarthy. He also leaves to cherish his memory a sister, Mary McCormack, a brother, Michael McCarthy and his wife Margaret, brother-in law Seamus Walsh, sister-in-law Joan McCarthy, as well as numerous nieces and nephews. He was predeceased by brothers, Jackie and Tommie McCarthy, sisters, Teresa Hanly and her husband Frank and Angela Walsh, and brothers-in-law, Sonny McCormack and Johnie Falvey, and his former daughter-in-law the late Heather McCarthy. A Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated on Friday, September 22, 2023 at 10:00 a.m. at the Cathedral of St. Augustine, 399 Washington Ave., Bridgeport. Interment will follow in Oaklawn Cemetery, Fairfield. Relatives and friends may greet the family on Thursday from 4 to 7 p.m. in the Abriola Parkview Funeral Home, 419 White Plains Rd., Trumbull. Those desiring may make memorial contributions to Mozaic Adult Day (formerly of Jewish Senior Services) 4200 Park Ave., Bridgeport, CT 06604. Mozaic Adult Day brought Edmund happiness and comfort during the last year of his life. To leave an online condolence please visit www.abriola.com.
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