Obituary of Dolores J. McCarthy
August 14, 1930 – March 9, 2022
Dolores Julia McCarthy. Age 91 of Farmington Hills.
Beloved wife of the late William McCarthy. Loving mother of Paul McCarthy and Patricia McCarthy (Rodney Stoutenburgh).
Services will be live-streamed, Monday March 14 at 10am. The family encourages anyone who wishes to particpate to please do so. Please click the following link at the time of service to view service: https://youtu.be/cIoG_MDg_2s
My Mother Dolores was kind, loving, and giving to her family, friends, and to all she met along the way. She was a devoted Catholic with amazing energy and she enjoyed life. She went to secretarial school and worked as an executive secretary at General Motors, which is where she met my father. Together they lived overseas in France and Zaire, then returning to the United States. They had many adventures alone the way and shared those memories over the years with all of us.
In later years, my Mom often visited the sick and she was on the committee at church for preparing funeral masses and gatherings. She did this for many years. Also, she was often rescuing a cat or dog, and didn’t hesitate to bring them into her home. She was advocate for rescuing animals. Her current furry friends include her dogs Fred and Jed, and her loved cats Patrick, Pepper, and Tom. All of which, of course, are rescues. She also loved to feed the birds, ducks, and squirrels to name a few. Mom had a “ joie de vie” evident by those who knew her. Additionally, she was an amazing cook and prepared a wide variety of cuisines for her family and friends. She will be dearly missed by those who shared in her light.
John Molnar, Sr. opened the Detroit Hungarian Funeral Home, now the Molnar Funeral Homes, in 1923. The funeral home began in his home until relocating across the street to it's Delray location at 8623 Dearborn Avenue, in 1936. He had a strong work ethic and believed that you should never stop learning...