Robert Edmund McCarthy was born 7-15-1927 in Lackawanna, New York. He passed away on 10-6-2014 at his home with his family by his side. Robert loved his country and served in the U.S. Coast Guard aboard the USS Greensboro in World War II. He married the love of his life, Barbara Jean Showers, on 10-13-1945. They were married for 66 years and were inseparable until her death in 2012. Robert worked for General Electric and loved to travel in his "trailer" and head for the beach and lakes.
Robert leaves a legacy of children, grandchildren and great grandchildren, all of which he loved with his whole heart. He is survived by his daughters, Pamela Calvert, Patricia and husband Gary Millican, and Sandra McCarthy. Grandchildren, Jill Emerson and Jason Zaloudik, Jason and Krystal Millican, Samantha Calvert and Josh Pender and Greg and Hilary Calvert. Great Grandchildren, Avary Emerson, Bridget Millican, Caleb Millican, Jagger Pender, Alyssa Calvert, Elli Calvert, Madison Brooks, Azure Zaloudik and Ella Zaloudik.
The family would like to thank Crossroads Hospice for their love and compassion in the care they provided Robert, along with Noval SeniorCare. Patricia and Cynthia; what a blessing to us you were!
Dad, Papa, Great PapaWe will miss you so much but we know you are in a joyful place with no more pain. Until we meet again!
Your Loving Family!