Head Chef at New Bridge Cafe,
Member of 5-2 Club of Chelsea
William F. “Billy” McCarthy died most unexpectedly on Tuesday, January 7 after being stricken at work in the kitchen at New Bridge Cafe, Everett-Chelsea line. He was pronounced dead at the Whidden Memorial Hospital, Everett, where he had been rushed. He was 53 years old.
Born in Revere, he was raised and educated in Everett, and was a 1978 alumnus of Everett High School. A member of the 5-2 Club of Chelsea, he was the Head Chef for the Newbridge Cafe of Chelsea for over 25 years. ”Billy” spent most of his life in the Chelsea-Everett area and was a member of the 5-2 Club of Chelsea.
Never having married, he had a particular devotion to his parents, brothers, sister, their spouses and their children. His loss will be intensely felt, not only with his cherished family, but by the many, many friends and colleagues he has enjoyed over the years.
He was the beloved son of the late Francis J. McCarthy and Dorothy A. (Sabbagh) McCarthy-DeLuca and the late Steven P. DeLuca; devoted brother of Francis J. McCarthy, Jr. and his wife, Joanne of Everett, Patricia A. Muollo and her husband, Christopher C. of Groveland and Kevin A. McCarthy and his wife, Rhonda F. of Salisbury. He was the cherished uncle of Aeriell, Eric, Maegan, Rachel, Christopher, Stan, Chris, Joe and Alyssa and is also lovingly survived by two aunts and two uncles, Harriet J. Hamhoomis of Melrose, Claire McCarthy of Charlestown, Edward McCarthy of Lynnfield and Gerard Alterio of Wakefield and a grand nephew, Christopher Choquette.
Funeral arrangements were by the Vertuccio & Smith Home for Funerals, Revere. Interment was in Woodlawn Cemetery. In lieu of flowers, remembrances may be made to the Susan B.Komen for the Cure of Breast Cancer, 89 South Street, Boston, MA 02111. For more information please visit: www.vertuccioandsmith.com