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Gerald Joseph McCarthy

Gerald Joseph McCarthy

FLAT ROCK — Gerald Joseph McCarthy, 91, of Flat Rock passed away peacefully at his home on Wednesday, May 8, 2013.

He is survived by his loving wife, Alfrieda (nee Sorenson) and niece, Susan (Frank) Veyveris. He was preceded in death by his son, Christopher Gerald, parents, Eugene E. and Tess (nee Hackett) McCarthy, Sr, and his brother, Eugene E. McCarthy, Jr.

A World War II veteran, he was born and raised on the south side of Chicago. He attended St. Joseph College in Rensselaer, IN. He moved to Michigan where he was the owner of the successful restaurant Hunter House in Birmingham. After retiring from the restaurant business, he moved to the Hendersonville area where he enjoyed a quiet life with his wife.

A memorial mass will be celebrated on Friday, June 7, 2013 at 3:30 pm at Immaculate Conception Catholic Church, 208, 7th Ave West, Hendersonville, NC 28791.

A register book is available online for family and friends by visiting

Thos. Shepherd & Son Funeral Directors and Cremation Memorial Center is in charge of arrangements.