Robert Terence McCarthy (Terry)
July 25, 1935 – July 9, 2018
After a Valiant effort to fight Cancer, Terry, 82 years old passed away peacefully at home with his family by his side.
Terry, a local icon, a gentleman and long time Shelburne resident is survived by his Loving wife Helen McCarthy (Snider), and his family, Steve and Marg McCarthy, Mark McCarthy and Sandra Doney, Lea-Anne McCarthy, and Lyn and Brian Lacombe; his sister Cheryl McCarthy of Halifax. Special grandfather to Megan Schaefer (Nick), Terri-Lynn O’Gorman (Ryan), Shaun, Trevor and William McCarthy, Lee and Mitchell Lacombe, Alex and Patrick McCarthy McKay. Pappa to Jacob and Penny Schaefer and Braylin O’Gorman. He was predeceased by his father William McCarthy and his mother Bernice (Westlake) and his sister Evelyn McCarthy. He has left a great legacy of many friends and family.
The family would like to Thank Doctor Chattha for his attentive, kind and compassionate care throughout Terry’s Journey. Special thanks to the many Bayshore Nurses, Samantha, Wendy, Rhonda and Jasmine, for making Terry’s last days comfortable.
A celebration of Terry’s life will be held in the Large Warriors Hall at the back of the Royal Canadian Legion, Shelburne on Sunday July 29th, from 1-4 p.m with refreshments and a cash bar. A presentation will take place at 3:00 p.m. If you would like to honour Terry's Life, donations to the Headwaters Health Care Centre Oncology Department would be appreciated.