For Camirand, it’s the end of an era she enjoyed.
“Those of us who worked alongside Barbara for many happy years will most definitely miss her leadership and friendship,” she said. “But times do change and everyone recognizes that situations change as well.”
She called McCarthy one of Derry’s “finest citizens,” one who deserved some much-needed rest.
Active volunteers who want to meet and talk about moving forward are invited to a meeting Sept. 10 at 7 p.m. at the Marion Gerrish Community Center on West Broadway.