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Thomas McCarthy

April 15, 1921 - September 6, 2017
Holland, MI



Thursday, October 12, 2017
11:00 AM EDT
Our Lady of the Lake Catholic Church
480 152nd Avenue
Holland, MI 49424
(616) 399-1062


At the family's request memorial contributions are to be made to those listed below. Please forward payment directly to the memorial of your choice.

Hospice of Holland
270 Hoover Blvd
Holland, MI 49423
(616) 396-2972
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Our Lady of the Lake Catholic Church Memorial Fund
480 152nd Avenue
Hollland, MI 49424
(616) 399-1062

Freedom Village Scholarship Fund
145 Columbia Avenue
Holland, MI 49423

Life Story / Obituary


Thomas McCarthy, age 96, of Holland, passed away Wednesday, September 6, 2017 at the Inn at Freedom Village.

Tom was born in Chisholm, MN and graduated from University of Minnesota with a Degree in Engineering. He served in the United States Navy during WWII. Tom retired from Detroit Diesel after more than 34 years of employment. Tom moved to Holland in 1995 with his wife Bertha and was a member of Our Lady of the Lake Catholic Church.

Thomas was preceded in death by his wife, Bertha in 2008 and sister, Mary Baker in 2017.

Surviving are his children; Kathleen and Lee Schutzman, Mary and Bill Pine, Patricia McCarthy, Tom McCarthy, and David McCarthy and Patricia Lawton; 11 grandchildren and 20 great grandchildren; nephews, nieces, and cousins.

Memorial services will be 11 am Thursday (October 12), at Our Lady of the Lake Catholic Church, 480 152nd Avenue, with Father Michael Cilibraise officiating. Visitation will follow the services.

Memorial contributions may be made to Our Lady of the Lake Catholic Church Memorial Fund, Hospice of Holland, or the Freedom Village Scholarship Fund.

Arrangements are by the Dykstra Funeral Home-Downtown Chapel.