He is remembered by many whom he served during his more than 60 years in the priesthood.
His family wishes to express its gratitude to Greg Clairmont, Leonard Seguin and the late John Fitzpatrick for their steadfast kindness to Father Joe. They also wish to thank his long-time caregivers for their care and compassion to him.
Father McCarthy requested that donations in lieu of flowers be made to National Right to Life Committee 512 10th St. NW Washington, DC 20004.
A Mass of Christian burial will be celebrated May 31, 2012 at 10 a.m. at the Cathedral of the Immaculate Conception in Burlington, VT, by Bishop Salvatore R. Matano. Visiting hours will be held on May 30, 2012 from 5 pm to 7 pm at LaVigne Funeral Home, 132 Main Street, Winooski, VT. Burial will be at Resurrection Park in South Burlington, VT.