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AUSTIN (POT) MCCARTHY (published on September 18, 2010)



AUSTIN (POT) MCCARTHY Peacefully on Tuesday, September 14, 2010, at the Betel Home, Austin McCarthy, aged 80 years of Selkirk, husband of the late Dorothy, passed away surrounded by family and friends. Austin was predeceased by his brother Jack, and sisters Margaret, Flora and Glena, and by his parents Philip and Annie. He leaves to mourn him brother Marshall and sister Joanne (Bob) Kabel; children Terry (Lorna) and Ken (Laurie) McCarthy; grandchildren Kerry (Todd) Epps, Robert (Erin), Thomas and Kevin McCarthy; great-grandchildren Joel, Lucas and Matthew Epps, along with many good friends and neighbours. Austin (Pot) enjoyed many years as an avid curler, and as a Legion member, to which he held many positions including President. Pot also enjoyed a lifetime of duck and goose hunting in Netley Marsh. Cremation has taken place and a memorial service will be held on Monday, September 20, 2010 at 2:00 p.m. in the Gilbart Funeral Chapel, 309 Eveline St., Selkirk, MB. Interment will be held at St. Clements Cemetery following the memorial. The family would like to thank the people and staff at the Betel Home in Selkirk for all of their care and compassion. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to The Cancer Society of Manitoba, 193 Sherbrook St., Winnipeg, MB, R3C 2B7. Gilbart Funeral Home, Selkirk in care of arrangements. www.gilbartfuneralhome.com


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