Leonard J McCarthy Sr

June 4, 1924January 31, 2013

McCarthy, Leonard J. “Mac”, Sr. of Maynard and Jupiter Florida, formerly of Sudbury, died Thursday, January 31, 2013 at Emerson Hospital in Concord following a period of declining health. He was the beloved husband for 69 years of Dorothy (Hawker) McCarthy. Born in Cambridge, Massachusetts June 4, 1924, he was the son of the late Edward and Josephine (Galvin) McCarthy. Mac joined the United States Marine Corps in World War II and was discharged in 1946 as a Technical Sergeant after serving as a control tower operator attached to the AES 44 stationed in the South Pacific. Over the years he was an entreprenure that started many businesses in the area including MASS Hardware, Slide A Units, Atlantic Prehung Doors and Pella Windows & Doors from which he retired in 1987. Mr. McCarthy also served as a trustee of The Middlesex Savings Bank and enjoyed golfing as well as spending winters with his wife in Jupiter Florida. He was the father of Maureen McCarthy Peck of Florida, Karen Park of Stow, Jonathon R. McCarthy of Florida, David T. McCarthy of Maynard and the late Leonard J., Jr. and Frederick F. McCarthy; the grandfather of William and Christopher Peck, Matthew and Lisa Park, Beth Dow, Amy and Frederick McCarthy, Jr. and great grandfather of Elizabeth, Reagan and Jack. He was predeceased by his brothers, Edward and Robert McCarthy, Rev. Francis E. McCarthy, O’Carm., and his sister,Theresa McGovern. Funeral services will be from the Duckett-J. S. Waterman & Sons Home of Memorial Tribute, 656 Boston Post Rd., Rt. 20, Sudbury, Thurs., Feb. 7, at 9:00 am followed by a funeral mass at Our Lady of Fatima Church, 160 Concord Rd., Sudbury at 10:00 o’clock. Interment will be in New Town Cemetery, Sudbury. Visitation at the funeral home will be Wed., Feb. 6, from 4:00 to 8:00 pm. Memorial donations in memory of Leonard J. McCarthy, Sr. should be directed to the Society of the Little Flower, c/o Rev. Robert Caloresi, O’Carm, 1313 North Frontage Rd., Darien, IL 60561-5340. Late WW II Marine Veteran. For additional information, tributes and guest book, please visit


  • Visitation Wednesday, February 6, 2013
  • Funeral Mass Thursday, February 7, 2013

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Bill Mayo

July 9, 2013

Sorry to hear of Mac's passing. I worked for him at Slid-A-Units and was a friend of his son Freddie. I know what a tough businessman he was and appreciated the chance he gave me. I also know that he was a man who loved his family. He will be missed. RIP Mac!!

February 14, 2013

So sorry - he had a great life - was a great businessman and husband, father, grandfather! Lenny was a great guy - my cousin by marriage to wonderful Dot! We shared some great times together. Our thoughts and prayers are with you at this time - Helen Norwood, sons Joe and Michael Desmond and Mary Ellen Desmond - Vero Beach, Florida

Jim Hodder

February 10, 2013

I wish we had known of your loss earlier, we would have been at the service. Memories last for ever. Our thoughts are with all of you.
Jim & Karen Hodder

Dick Cadieux

February 7, 2013

Jon and Dave AND family ,Thoughts and prayers are with you.

Mimi and Russell Dimauro

February 7, 2013

Our thoughts and prayers are with you during this most difficult time......

February 7, 2013

So sorry for your loss you are in my thoughts and prayers. Bobby Tracey

Kathy Rembetsy

February 5, 2013

Dot, Dave and family...

Remembering the wonderful man, Mr "Mac"
Sending Deepest Sympathy to you all.....