William E. “Bill” McCarthy of South Boston passed away peacefully at home on August 7, 2021 surrounded by his family. Beloved husband of Mary (Phipps) McCarthy. Loving father of Donna Muirhead and her husband Jim of Middleboro, and Jeanie Pelrine of Dorchester. Cherished grandfather of 6 grandchildren and 7 great grandchildren. Dear brother of Patricia Kirrane and her late husband Edward of Foxboro, Joan Noonan and her late husband Frank of Stoughton, Jacqueline McNeil and her husband Daniel of Weymouth, and the late Roger McCarthy. William was a veteran of the United States Air Force proudly serving in the Korean War. He was also a 30-year employee of Stone & Webster. Visiting hours in the John J. O’Connor & Son Funeral Home, 740 Adams St. (near Gallivan Blvd.) DORCHESTER, Thursday from 4-8pm. Funeral Mass at St. Ann’s Church, NEPONSET, Friday morning at 10 o’clock. Relatives and friends are respectfully invited. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to Autism Speaks in memory of William using the link below. Interment in Massachusetts National Cemetery will remain private.
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