Bryan J. McCarthy Oakhurst
Bryan J. McCarthy, 54 of Oakhurst, died on Sunday, June 8, at home. He was born in Jersey City, NJ and grew up in Union City, where he attended Union Hill High School. He later relocated to Ocean County. In 1985 he became a licensed electrical contractor and he worked his entire adult life as an Independent Electrical Contractor. In 1989 he and his wife Nancy moved to Asbury Park where they enjoyed living with a beautiful view of the ocean and Deal Lake. They later relocated to Oakhurst where they have resided for the last 23 years.
Bryan was the owner/operator of Bryan J. McCarthy Electric, LLC and was a Microsoft Certified Systems Engineer (MCSE). He was an active member of Trinity Church, Asbury Park where he served on the Vestry and the Building and Grounds Committee. He was also a long time member of the Asbury Park Rotary Club, as well as the Asbury Park Chamber of Commerce. He was a past-president of the Spartan Football Club, Ocean Township High School.
Bryan is predeceased by his sister, Helen Kostbar, his brother, Nicholas McCarthy, his nephew, Robert T. Brazill and his Dad, Tom Hastings. He is survived by his wife of 25 years, Nancy Stewart McCarthy and his son 2nd Lt. John N. McCarthy, currently stationed in Pensacola, FL. He is survived by his sister, Mary Blum and her husband Joel, of Mahwah, NJ and his sister-in-law, Bonnie Brazill of Howell, NJ. He is also survived by his Mom, Myrtle Hastings of Manchester; sisters, Susan Frick, and her husband, Bill, of Lacey, Holly Pallino, and her husband, Larry, of Manahawkin and June Farrington, and her husband, Rick, of Beachwood; a brother Robert Hastings, New Bern, NC. He is also survived by his nephews Randall Blum and his wife Stephanie of New Milford, NJ; Sgt. David Blum and his wife Christine of Paramus, NJ and his grand-niece, their daughter, Anabelle Blum, his nephew Sean Brazill of No. Beach, NJ; and his nieces, Kathleen Maynard and her husband, Michael of Port St. Lucie, FL, Jennifer Taylor and her son Aaron Fontaine of No. Olmstead, OH.
Family and friends may call Friday, June 13th, 4 to 8 pm at the Buckley Funeral Home, 509 2nd Ave, Asbury Park, NJ. A funeral mass will be held Saturday, June 14th, 10 am at Trinity Church Asbury Park, 503 Asbury Ave, Asbury Park, NJ.
Donations can be made in Bryan’s memory to the Semper Fi Fund which is a non-profit program set up to provide immediate financial assistance and lifetime support for wounded, critically ill, and injured members of the US armed forces and their families. People can donate on-line at www.semperfifund.org/donate. Condolences to the family may be expressed on our website: www.Buckleyfuneralhome.net.