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David Lawrence McCarthy II, born May 28, 1947 in Springfield, MA, son of the late David L and Grace Ann (Cullen) McCarthy. Long time resident of Halifax Ma. passed away February 9, 2018 unexpectedly at B.I.D Hospital in Plymouth, after recent surgery. Dave was a Graduate of St. Francis College with a degree in History . His career was in customer service. He was a member of North River Church, where he was a deacon and in charge of the prayer room. He was passionate about his love for the Lord, “And you shall love the Lord your God with all your heart, with all your soul, will all your mind, and with all your strength” (Mark 12:30), with his motto always being "Thy will be done." He was an avid reader as well as educator who enjoyed the opera, ballet, movies and being with his friends and family. Dave is survived by his daughter Elizabeth McCarthy Othmer of Biddeford, Maine, and two sons David McCarthy III and his wife Holly of Biddeford, Maine and Sean McCarthy and his wife Melissa of Alfred, Maine. His close brother in Christ, Edward R. Shepard of Scarborough, Maine, brothers Joseph C. McCarthy and his wife Helenanne of Norton, Robert McCarthy of Longmeadow, and sister Mary-Jean McCarthy of Dallas, Tx. Nephews: Todd, Cullen, Patrick and Greg McCarthy. Dave has been a beloved Grandfather to: Brittany, Benjamin, Timothy, Emily, Katie, Devlyn and Jack. A visitation will be held at the Davis Funeral Home, 373 Court St. (North) Plymouth, on Sunday, February 18th, from 12:00 pm till 1:00 pm. Followed by a memorial service in the funeral home at 1:00 pm. Memorial Donations in his name may be made to The American Heart Association and the Children’s Heart Foundation 7272 Greenville Ave, Dallas, TX 75231 or to the Edward Shepard relocation fund. Online Condolences may be made at

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