Janice “Janny” (St. Pierre) McCarthy, 48 of Peabody passed away peacefully at Mass General Hospital on Wednesday, March 21, 2012 surrounded by her loving family.
Janice was born in Salem on July 21, 1963, raised in Peabody graduating from Bishop Fenwick High School Class of 1981. She pursued her education at Assumption College receiving her Bachelor of Arts Degree in Business Administration in 1985.
Janice worked for the Peabody School Department for many years and most recently as a paraprofessional and substitute teacher at the Center School Kindergarten. She also worked as a legal advocate for H.A.W.C. and during the summer and fall months at the Meadow of Peabody golf course. Janice enjoyed her two books clubs and enjoyed boating in and around Salem Willows.
Janice had a zest for life and her greatest joy was entertaining and being with her family and many wonderful friends. She was blessed to have been married to her loving and devoted husband, Brian for 23 years. She leaves behind her 3 beloved sons, Erik, Matthew and Andrew whom she will always be watching over. She was the cherished daughter of Margery (Duffy) St. Pierre and loving sister of Susan St. Pierre, Linda St. Pierre both of Salem, Larry St. Pierre and his wife Dawn of Peabody, and David St. Pierre and his wife Christa of Seattle; her in-laws, John “Jack” and Virginia “Midge” McCarthy of Peabody; 2 brothers-in-law, Richard Lindgren of Peabody and Stuart Phillips of Somerville. She also leaves several nieces and nephews whom she dearly loved. She was predeceased by her father Lawrence, her grandmother Selma “Nummie” Duffy, her sister Sharon St. Pierre, her brother William “Billy” St. Pierre all of whose memories she cherished.
ARRANGEMENTS: Her funeral will be held on Monday, March 26, 2012, at 10 a.m. from the Conway, Cahill-Brodeur Funeral Home, 82 Lynn St., Peabody followed by a Mass of Christian Burial at 11 a.m. at St. John the Baptist Church, 16 Church St., Peabody. Janice’s family will receive relatives and friends on Sunday, March 25, 2012, from 3 to 7 p.m. at the funeral home. The family requested that in lieu of flowers donations be made in Janice’s memory to the Kaplan Family Hospice House, 78 Liberty St., Danvers, MA 01923. A committal of ashes will be held at a later time. Please visit www.ccbfuneral.com for directions, online obituary and memorial guest book.