1. Luigi and I were so sorry to hear of Joe’s death. He was such a kind and supportive colleague and friend with a great sense of humour. Rest in peace Joe!

  2. Joe was a great colleague, and friend. He was a true professional in every way. I learned so much from working in Gumley at the same time as him. He was outstanding as a deputy head and always totally supportive. Joe always had the the best interests of all those who were part of the Gumley ‘extended family’ at heart. Joe had a great sense of humour and could make every day a good day. He will always be in my heart and prayers.

  3. A wonderful colleague who was very supportive of my early years at Gumley. He had a great sense of humour and always up for a challenge stepping in and teaching PE he had a real talent for loosing tennis and table tennis balls! Such a great sense of humour, happy memories.

  4. Joe was so loved by all who knew him.He was a teacher in so many ways .He taught the students much more than science .He recognised their dignity and always treated them with great respect .He was a wonderful human being , and a very special friend to us .Go in peace Joe … we will love you forever .

  5. Such a lovely man and his memory/ spirit will live on. God bless Joe RIP and God bless all the family after this loss xx

  6. Wonderful man. Always had a fun persona and mischevious glint in his eye, even when attempting to teach me maths!

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Funeral Arrangements

We invite you to join us to celebrate the life of Joe McCarthy


Date: 23/09/2021
Time: 11:00
St George's Church,
Location: 970 Harrow Rd, Sudbury London HA02QE GB

Additional Info:

Joseph's funeral will streamed live from St George's church on Thursday 23rd September at 11.00. The stream can be accessed by clicking the invitation on this memorial site which will appear at least 24 hours ahead of the appointed time. The service will be simultaneously recorded and this can be viewed here also.

The Order of Service it can be downloaded here to allow mourners to follow the service


Additional Info:

For those attending the funeral, please note that CV19 safe distancing guidelines will apply.

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