Richard L. (Dick) McCarthy passed away peacefully in his
sleep on 10/19/2017 in Washington, DC. Dick
McCarthy was born and raised in Port Chester, NY and practiced Architecture at
Perkins and Will in New York and later at Skidmore,
Owings & Merrill (SOM) in Washington DC. His last project was designing a Catholic
Church in Gettysburg, Pennsylvania. He
married Patricia McNeill and raised his family in Ridgefield, Connecticut before
moving to Warrenton, Virginia.
passionate about his family, tennis, Buckminster Fuller and Catholicism. He is survived by his brother, Joseph
McCarthy of Hilton Head, South Carolina, his children, Richard McCarthy of
Tiburon, California and Mary Ann Yancey of Falls Church, Virginia as well as
his grandchildren, Andrew, Christopher and Thomas Yancey. Special thanks to his Parish at the Basilica of the National Shrine of the Immaculate
Conception who supported him later in his life and to the inspiring
caregivers at Little Sisters of the Poor who comforted him at the end of his
life and helped him pass peacefully.
Services for friends and family will be held on Friday,
October 27 at Little Sisters of the Poor (4200 Harewood Rd, NE; Washington, DC
20017. Tel 202-635-2054). There will be
a viewing at Little Sisters of the Poor at 9:30 AM, followed by a funeral mass
10:30-11:30 AM on Friday, October 27.
In lieu of flowers, the family requests that donations in
Dick McCarthy’s honor be sent to Little Sisters of the Poor