Michael John "Mickey" McCarthy, 73, passed away on Sunday, Oct. 21, 2012, at Highland Park Hospital. He was born Nov. 26, 1938, in Chicago, and had been a resident of Gurnee since 1975. He was a US Marine Corps veteran and was member of the Vietnam Veterans. Michael was a retired animal control officer for the city of Skokie. Surviving are his son, Michael James McCarthy (Beth Krumrey) of Round Lake Park; his brother, Frank Butera of Michigan; and dear friend, Annie Wells of Villa Park. He was preceded in death by his wife, Darleen McCarthy on Sept. 2, 2009. Visitation will be from 1 p.m. until time of services with full military honors at 2:30 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 27, at the Burnett-Dane Funeral Home Ltd., 120 W. Park Ave. (Route 176, one block west of Milwaukee Ave.), Libertyville. For information, 847-36Z-3009 or sign the guest book at www.burnettdane.com.
—Burnett-Dane Funeral Home provided this information.