In Memory of



Obituary for Chris McCarthy

With great sadness we announce the passing of our dearest Husband, Father and Papa on June 30, 2022, at 66 years of age with his family by his side. Best friend and loving husband of Kathy (nee Pulleyblank) with whom he celebrated 46 years of marriage. Cherished father of Jessica McCarthy, Sarah Boshoff (Riaan) and Luke McCarthy (Chantel). Adoring Papa of Oliver and Hazel. Dear son of late Emmett and Mary McCarthy of Maidstone. Son-in-law of the late Bob and Donna Pulleyblank of Oldcastle. Beloved brother to Moreen (2004) and Larry (Elizabeth) Donald, Dick McCarthy, Bob (2013) and Carolyn McCarthy, Elaine and Gary Deehan, Maggie and Tim McGuire, Thomas Andrew McCarthy (2014), Dan and Lori McCarthy, and Kerry Kovac. Brother-in-law of Earl Pulleyblank, Wendy Cunningham (Brian), and Patricia Bright (Greg). Also survived by many awesome nieces and nephews. Chris was happiest surrounded by his family in Maidstone and found joy in the fields. He was a Grain Elevator Technician for over 42 years. Chris was proud to spend time at the rink playing, coaching, and watching hockey. He enjoyed biking to the water to watch the sunrise. Kathy and Chris loved spending time in nature at Pointe Pelee and Lake Chemong in Peterborough. In recent years, Chris adored being a Papa to his grandchildren. He was proud of his children’s accomplishments and life adventures. Chris is resting at the Kennedy Funeral Home Limited (519-776-7378) 128 Talbot St. N, Essex on Monday from 2-5 and 7-9 p.m. The funeral mass will be celebrated at St. Mary's Catholic Church in Maidstone on Tuesday at 10 a.m. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the Ronald McDonald House – Windsor. You may send your condolences online at www.kennedyfh.comDonate online: was a true gentleman and loved God passionately. Chris will forever live in our hearts.