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PEPPERELL -- Jo-Ann McCarthy died March 1, 2013 at her home after a lengthy illness. She was born in Culloden, West Virginia July 2, 1940 daughter of the late Robert D. and Ruth (McKeny) Watson and was the wife of the late Thomas F. McCarthy. She spent her early life in West Virginia where she attended the schools. She furthered her studies after relocating to Pepperell at Mount. Wachusett Community College receiving an Associates Degree.
In her earlier years she had been employed at the former Bemis Bag and later worked at the Herbert Lipton Independent Living program in Fitchburg retiring in 1996.
She is survived by her daughter Dessie McCarthy of Pepperell and a son Robert McCarthy of Shirley, a sister Jerry Ann Patton of Lunenburg. She was also survived by her dear friend Earl Shepard, also by 6 grandchildren and 3 Great-Grandchildren.
MCCARTHY -- Funeral Services were private, For those who wish contributions may be made in her memory to the
, P.O. Box 11454, Alexandria, VA 22312.
Arrangements by Hamilton-McGaffigan FH, 37 Main St., Pepperell, MA. Please see www.mcgaffiganfuneral.com
Published in Nashoba Publishing on Mar. 22, 2013