Marjorie E. McCarthy

Marjorie E. (Fischer) McCarthy, 97, passed away Friday, September 30, 2016 at Hope Hospice & Palliative Care of Rhode Island.  She was the wife of the Late Henry N. McCarthy Sr.  Born in Pawtucket, she was the daughter of the late Carl and Elizabeth (Burke) Fischer. Mrs. McCarthy worked at the Woodlawn Laundry for 55 years prior to retirement.  She was the mother of seven children: Marjorie Rogue (Donald) of North Providence, RI; Henry McCarthy (Patricia Ridolfi) of Seekonk, MA; Joan Scott (Deceased); Raymond McCarthy (Terry Moerler) of Thousand Oaks, California; Steven McCarthy (Lisa Brady) of Austin, Texas; Carol Creamer (Robert) of Southport, North Carolina; and Linda McCarthy of Rumford, Rhode Island.  Twelve grandchildren, Nineteen great-grandchildren, and four great-great grandchildren.  One brother, Carl “Toby” Fischer, and sister of the late John, James, Edna, Eleanor and Earl.  She also leaves behind her beloved dog ‘HAJO’ who was her shadow especially at feeding time.  Her funeral and visitation will be held on Wednesday, October 5, 2016 at 11:00 AM in the PERRY-MCSTAY FUNERAL HOME, 2555 Pawtucket Avenue, East Providence with a service to follow at 12:30 PM.  Burial will be at Gate of Heaven Cemetery.  In lieu of flowers, the family requests contributions be made to Hope Hospice & Palliative Care of Rhode Island, 1085 North Main Street, Providence RI, 02904.