October 20, 1963 - April 27, 2019
Joann McCarthy, a
lifelong resident of Malden, passed away after a courageous
battle with cancer, in the Beth Israel Deaconess Hospital on
Saturday morning, April 27, 2019. Her loving brothers and
sister-in-law were at her side, she was 55. Joann was born in
Malden, and was the daughter of the late John J. and Ruth
Joann was raised in
Malden. She was a graduate of Pope John High School in Everett,
and continued her education at Salem State College with a degree
in accounting. She continued her education at Bentley College
where she would receive her Masters Degree.
Joann had a passion
for horses and was known as an avid horse owner. She owned many
in her years; her two latest loves were Amado & Jaspere that
were well pampered by her. They are presently boarded at the
Rose Brook Farms in Georgetown. Joann was a proud Dressage Rider
and received many accomplishments with the USDF, both for
herself and her loving horses. She was a well-known member of
the USDF, the USEF and NEDA. Joann leaves many beloved friends
that she has met over the years.
Joann was a valued
and respected Tax Manager at the White Mountains Capital and its
affiliates One Beacon Insurance Company, CGU and CGNU, spanning
over 30 years.
Joann is survived by
her siblings & sisters-in-law, John and Deborah McCarthy of
Londonderry, NH, Thomas and Kelly McCarthy of Stoneham, her late
brother Paul and Janice McCarthy of Andover. Joann was the
cherished and loving aunt to Paul, John, Shannon,Tyler, Allison,
and Chris. She also leaves behind her beloved dog Buttons.
predeceased by her parent’s John J. & Ruth (Likely) McCarthy,
her brother Paul McCarthy, and her sister Laurie McCarthy.
Joann’s funeral will
be held from the Weir-MacCuish Golden Rule Funeral Home, 144
Salem St., Malden on Wednesday, May 1, 2019 at 9AM, followed by
a Mass of Christian Burial in St. Joseph’s Church, 770 Salem St,
Malden at 10AM.
Relatives and friends are invited
to visiting hours in the funeral home on Tuesday, April 30, 2019
In lieu of flowers
contributions in Joann’s memory may be made to Upreach
Therapeutic Equestrian Center Inc., 153 Paige Hill Road,
Goffstown, NH, 03045.