December 3, 1971 - September 28, 2020
Matthew Kevin McCarthy Sr. Age 48, of Allegheny Township, PA, went to be with Lord on September 28, 2020 after a long and courageous battle against colorectal cancer. Born December, 3 1971, Matt attended Abundant Joy Fellowship of Tarentum, Pa. and was a former truck driver and also gave locals guitar lessons. A Ford City High School class of 1991 graduate, he enjoyed playing the bass guitar, attending concerts and played in a few local bands. His hobbies were tinkering with cars and tractors, riding four wheelers, camping, fishing and spending time with his friends and family. He is remembered by his family as a dedicated and loving father, husband, brother, uncle and son-in-law. He is remembered by his friends as a guy who could always make you smile and laugh. The happiness of others was very important to Matthew, even through his sickness. Matthew is survived by his wife Georgette (Rowan) McCarthy, and his children, Amanda of Ford City, Matthew Kevin Jr. of Kittanning, Gianna and Preston Rowan at home and Olivia of Somerset, his biological father Richard Johns, Sr., and siblings, Joanne (Melvin) Locke, Cindy Wolfe, Rich (Barb) Johns, Pat McCarthy, Alice (Mark) Patz, Debbie (Bud) Beckett, Luke (Lisa) Johns, Lee (Marci) Harkelroad. He also leaves behind dearly loved in-laws, nieces, nephews, cousins and many friends. He is preceded in death by his biological mother Viola Johns, his adoptive parents Donald P. McCarthy, Sr. and Leona "Gayle"(Crownover) McCarthy, his brothers Daniel McCarthy and Mark Johns, and his brother-in-law Les Wolfe. A memorial and celebration of life service will be held October 3rd 2020 at 10:00 a.m., at Abundant Joy Fellowship in Tarentum, PA. In lieu of flowers, please consider making a donation to help with family expenses, www.gofundme.com/f/matthew-mccarthy-memorial-contributions.
Matthew Kevin McCarthy Sr. Age 48, of Allegheny Township, PA, went to be with Lord on September 28, 2020 after a long and courageous battle against colorectal cancer. Born December, 3 1971, Matt attended Abundant Joy Fellowship of Tarentum,... View Obituary & Service Information
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