Sept. 7, 1947 - Nov. 30, 2016
Robert "Timothy" McCarthy died at his Kenmore home Wednesday after a short illness. He was 69.
A Kenmore native, McCarthy was inducted into the U.S. Army in 1966, the same year he graduated Kenmore West High School. He served during the Vietnam War until he was honorably discharged in 1972, receiving the Vietnam Campaign, Service and Good Conduct Medals.
After the Army, McCarthy worked as a salesman and buyer at Riverside Men's Shop. He married the former Jacqueline Orlando and together, they raised their two children in Kenmore. In 2004, he was elected Kenmore village trustee and had served as deputy mayor since 2009 until the time of his passing.
McCarthy coached Ken-Ton Youth Baseball as well as the Blessed Sacrament Athletic Club. He also served as club manager and Grand Knight for the Knights of Columbus. He received several awards over the years, including the Kenmore Knights Coach of the Year and the Jack McCarthy Man of the Year.
Survivors include his wife of 46 years, Jacqueline McCarthy; a sister, Patricia Mead; a daughter, Kimberly Ann O'Neill; a son, Sean T. McCarthy and three grandchildren.
Services will be held at 9:30 a.m. Monday at D. Lawrence Ginnane Funeral Home, 3215 Delaware Ave. in Kenmore, followed by a mass of Christian burial at St. Paul's Roman Catholic Church, 33 Victoria Blvd. in Kenmore at 10 a.m. Entombment will follow at Mt. Olivet Cemetery, 4000 Elmwood Ave. in Kenmore, with military honors.