McCARTHY, Thomas Gerrard - It is with profound sadness that our family announces the sudden passing of Thomas Gerrard McCarthy, on January 19, 2023, at the young age of 58, due to cardiac arrest.
Tom was the fourth born son to Charles (deceased) and Helen McCarthy (Caffery).
He is survived by his mother, Helen; his three elder brothers, Frank, Mike (Erica), and Dan (Julia); his younger sister, Mary Ann (Mark); nephews, Brian, Barrett, Austin, and Max; and nieces, Carly, Taylor, and Trista.
Thomas, Lance, Tom, Lang - he had many nicknames. He loved sports and movies. He was a natural athlete, playing lacrosse, hockey, and golf avidly.
By default, being the youngest son, Tom always found himself in the goalie net, where he excelled.
He was instrumental in the many wins of The Father and Three Sons golf tournament with his father and brothers. Thomas knew every sport stat that existed, past and present.
Thomas will be very sadly missed.
A Catholic Funeral Mass will be held on Tuesday, January 31st, at 11:00 a.m. at St. Mary's Church, 63 Elgin Street, Collingwood, Ontario. The Service will be followed by a Reception in the Parish Hall. All are welcome.
In lieu of flowers, the family asks that those who are able, donate to the St. Vincent de Paul Food Bank, Collingwood Chapter ssvpcollingwood.ca/donors.