Gail M. McCarthy
Gail M. McCarthy
  • August 1, 1946 - October 27, 2017
  • Fall River, Massachusetts

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Gail M. (Dupras) McCarthy, age 71, of Fall River, passed away unexpectedly on Friday, October 27, 2017 at Charlton Memorial Hospital. Born in Fall River, a daughter of the late Wilfred and Gloria (Pacheco) Dupras, she was a lifelong resident of the city.

In 1987 Gail proudly went back to school with her daughter and received her G.E.D. She worked as a seamstress for many years and was known for her perfect sewing skills and could make anything. She was also a talented artist who enjoyed painting and sketching. Gail loved spending time with her family and her dog Prince who she adored.

She is survived by two sons, Robert McCarthy of Fall River, Richard Santos of Fall River; two daughters, Terri Medeiros and her husband John of Fall River, Sherry Smith of Detroit, MI; fourteen grandchildren, Christopher, LeAnne, Michael, Christina, Kyle, Racheal, Gregory, Gail, Carol Ann, Timothy, Normand, Kirk, Jessica, and Crystal, fifteen great-grandchildren, Zoe, Xavier, Chloe, Kyle Jr., Alyssa, Paige, Dean, Jayden, Anson, Elliot, Anne, Emily, Aiden, Annebelle, Madison she is also survived by many brothers and sisters and many nieces and nephews. She was the mother of the late Shelly Buffington and she was the grandmother of the late Corey J. Medeiros.

Her Visitation will be held on Wednesday, November 1, 2017 from 5:00 to 8:00PM in the Waring-Sullivan Home at Cherry Place, 178 Winter St., Fall River. Relatives and friends invited. Burial private.