Dr. John J. Carthy MD, 79, passed away suddenly from natural causes on February 6, 2021 in Tampa, Florida.
John, known as Jack, was born in the Bronx, on May 18, 1941.
He was a medical doctor for over 50 years and dedicated his life to family medicine at Clifton Fine Hospital in Star Lake from 1971 to 2018.
He also established family medicine and laser therapy practices in Tampa, Florida from 1987 to 2008.
A graduate of Regis High School in Manhattan, he went on to earn a B.S. from Fordham University class of 1962, cum laude, followed by his M.D. from Weill Cornell Medical College at New York Hospital in 1966. He completed his internship at St. Vincent’s Hospital in Manhattan.
A veteran, Jack served in Japan and Thailand from 1968 to 1970 as an Army Major, returning to do a year of residency at New York-Presbyterian/Columbia University Medical Center.
He was an avid pilot, sailor, and fisherman.
He is survived by his wife, Hiroko; his sons, Jack, Steven, Michael, David; daughter, Yuki; and son, Michael Savage; grandsons, Jake, Dylan and Liam; granddaughters, Tara and Hannah; sister, Pat Ladomirak; niece, Terry; nephews, John, Kevin and Brian Ladomirak, and Mike and PJ Ferrone.
He was predeceased by his youngest sister Peggy Ferrone and Uncle John Tierney.
Also known affectionately as Doc, he lives in the shared memories of cousins, friends, colleagues and patients in the Adirondack region, Tampa, and Cat Island, Bahamas.
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