In Memory

Michael Francis McCarthy

Michael Francis McCarthy

Michael Francis McCarthy passed away March 26, 2016 in Tacoma, WA. Mike was born in Helena, MT in 1945. He graduated from Mount Tahoma High School in Tacoma in 1963 and earned his engineering degree from Washington State University. He lived in Port Orchard, WA for the last 25 years.

Mike enjoyed skiing, hiking, mountain climbing, attending music events with his wife, Kay, brewing beer, and following Formula One and NASCAR racing. He was an avid traveler, taking long trips to all parts of the world. He took great pride in his work as a civil engineer, working for small consulting firms, then Kitsap County, and also enjoyed life fully after retirement.

He is survived by his wife, Kay McCarthy, of Port Orchard; his sisters Mary McCarthy, Karen Richardson, and Susan McCarthy, and his brother Denis McCarthy all from the Tacoma area; his nieces Jennifer Ellis of Tacoma, and Marissa McCarthy of Federal Way.