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Charles W. McCarthy, Jr.

September 7, 1990 ~ June 13, 2022 (age 31)

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Charles W McCarthy, Junior, 31, of Rockport was born September 7, 1990 passed away unexpectedly on Monday, June 13, 2022. He was born in Salem Massachusetts on September 7, 1990. He was the beloved son of Charles McCarthy Sr and Michelle Cahill/Altieri Charles was raised in Beverly Massachusetts and was a 2008 graduate of Beverly High School. From high school he attended Le Cordon Bleu where he pursued his passion for culinary arts. Charles worked in many local restaurant kitchens. He later went on to earn his certification in welding.  Being diagnosed at age 15 Charles lost his 16 year battle with type 1 juvenile diabetes.
     Charles was a free spirit. Kind, loving and generous even when having so little himself. He was a loyal son, brother, grandson nephew, cousin and friend. He was born in Salem and raised in Beverly. Charles played for Beverly Pop Warner as well as Beverly‘s lacrosse. He had a passion for the arts and music. He was an artist himself, always drawing in a peaceful place creating beautiful works of art. He loved inspiring the artist in all of us too, especially his eight year old little brother Liam Altieri. Charles was a natural born Dead/Phish head through and through. He got so much joy and peace from attending many Phish concerts and festivals. Charles was the glue of our family, the peacemaker. He spent so much time loving his family. He thoroughly enjoyed spending quality time with them during summer camping trips and family parties.


        In addition to his parents Charles is survived by his loving siblings Cody McCarthy, Caleb McCarthy, Cassie McCarthy and Liam Altieri. Charles is also survived by his maternal grandparents Ronald Cahill of Wakefield Massachusetts and Diane Vercollone of Beverly Massachusetts; as well as many cousins aunts uncles and friends. He was predeceased by his paternal grandparents Williams Senior and Carol McCarthy.


     Charles will always be loved, forever missed and never forgotten.


     A Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated Thursday  June 23rd.  at  10:00m A.M.  at St. John the Evangelist Catholic Church  111 New Balch Street, Beverly.  Relatives and friends are respectfully invited.  Those in attendance are asked to bring their favorite tie-dye shirt to wear in the church after the Mass when walking out.  Burial will be private.  Visiting hours will be Wednesday June 22nd.  from  4:00 to 8:00 P.M. in the Morris Funeral Home  45 North Main Street,  Ipswich.  In lieu of flowers please make a donation in Charles’ name to:  Joslin Diabetes Center for Diabetic Research  1 Joslin Place  Boston, MA  02215.  To send a letter of condolence to Charles’ family please go to: .


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June 22, 2022

4:00 PM to 8:00 PM
Morris Funeral Home
45 North Main Street
Ipswich, MA 01938

Mass of Christian Burial
June 23, 2022

10:00 AM
St. John the Evangelist Catholic Church
111 New Balch Street
Beverly, MA 01915

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