Patrick McCarthy |

Patrick McCarthy

Patrick McCarthy

Patrick Francis McCarthy passed away unexpectedly at the age of 45.

Memorial services will be at Chapel of the Angels Mortuary 250 Race St., Grass Valley, 4 p.m. Tuesday, July 2.

Patrick was born Aug. 23, 1967, in San Leandro, Calif., to John and LaQuita McCarthy. He graduated from San Lorenzo High School.

Patrick had a wonderful sense of humor and always found the positive side of everyone and everything. He was a man of outstanding and unwavering morals and values. From birth, he was a self-made, self-sufficient planner and chose his path in life carefully. He had a profound effect on all who knew him. Patrick had a respect for nature and traveled deep into the corners of the forest and desert.

He was a member of the operating engineers unit 12. He was employed by CalTrans for 12 years. He enjoyed motorcycling, hiking, camping and traveling with his family.

He is survived by his mother, LaQuita McCarthy; his children, Lindsey Ann (mother Nancy Fulton), Noah Patrick and Steven Michael (mother Christi McCarthy); sisters Jacquelynn Deleon and Lyne McCarthy; aunt and uncle Margaret and Michael Crocker; niece Lynita McCarthy; nephew Trent Felty; and grand-nephew Carlos Henriquez.

He was preceded in death by his father, John McCarthy.

Arrangements are in the care of Chapel of the Angels Mortuary in Grass Valley.

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