Peabody — Sandra Ann (Jackson) Mahoney, 71, passed away in Salem Hospital. She was the beloved wife of Bernard M. Mahoney, with whom she had shared 51 years of marriage.
Born in Chelsea on August 12, 1942, she was the daughter of the late Louis and Louise (Ruggelo) Jackson.
Sandy was raised and educated in Danvers, and graduated from Danvers High School in 1959. She had been employed at Hotwatt in Danvers, prior becoming a nurses aide at the Hogan Regional State Hospital. Sandy enjoyed making jewelry and ceramics.
Besides her husband, Bernard, she is survived by her son, Michael Mahoney of Peabody; and her daughter, Rená Carr of Peabody; her grandchildren, Brandon and Rosalie Mahoney, and Rachael and Michael Carr; her siblings, Herbert Jackson and his wife, Sylvia, of Danvers, Robert Jackson of Peabody, Lisa Marie Jackson of Peabody; her brother-in-law, Halben “Hap” Mahoney and his wife, Esther, of Lynn; and several nieces and nephews. She was predeceased by her brother, Louis Jackson Jr.
ARRANGEMENTS: Her funeral Mass will be celebrated at 9 a.m., on Wednesday, May 14, in St. Richard Church, 90 Forest St., Danvers. Burial will follow in Puritan Lawn Memorial Park, Lake St., Peabody. Visiting hours are on Tuesday, from 4 to 8 p.m., at C.R. Lyons & Sons, Funeral Directors, 28 Elm St., Danvers. www.LyonsFuneral.com.