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  • Father Douglas McCarthy

  • Passing Date:Sat, Aug 24 2019
  • Funeral Date:Fri, Sep 20 2019
  • Funeral Location:St. Patrick’s Roman Catholic Church, Nelson-Miramichi
  • Resting Location:No Visitation
  • Wishes:A memorial of one's choice.
The death of Father Stephen “Douglas” McCarthy of Toronto, Ontario and formerly of Nelson Miramichi, NB; occurred on August 24, 2019 at the age 74. Born in Chatham, NB, he was the son of the late Stephen and Anna (English) McCarthy. Father Doug joined the Society of Jesus August 14, 1962 and was ordained June 9, 1973.
Father Doug is survived by: three brothers: Tim (Michaeleen) of Nelson-Miramichi, NB; Colin (Jayne) of Lethbridge, ON; Rick of Nelson-Miramichi, NB; sister- in- law: Isobel and several nieces and nephews.
Besides his parents, Father Doug is predeceased by: one brother: Brian.
A public Memorial Mass will be held on Friday, September 20, 2019 from St. Patrick’s Roman Catholic Church, Nelson Miramichi, NB at 6:30 PM with Father Leon Creamer officiating.
In Father Doug’s memory, donations may be made to a memorial of one’s choice.
For further information contact Bell’s Funeral Home, 651 King George Highway, Miramichi, NB. Telephone: 506-622-3600. Messages of condolences can be sent through
A tradition of service to the families of Miramichi and surrounding communities since 1922.
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