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In Memory of

Joan H. Magner

September 20, 1932 - March 13, 2017

Obituary


Joan Helen (Doyle) Magner, age 84, a lifelong resident of Lynn prior to moving to the Saugus Center 5 years ago, passed away peacefully on Monday, March 13, 2017 surrounded by her family and friends. Born and educated in Lynn, Joan was the daughter of the late Arthur and Alice (White) Doyle. She graduated from St. Mary's Girls High School with the Class of 1950. She was the beloved wife of the late Edward L. Magner with whom she shared 21 years of marriage; the loving and devoted mother of Joseph Magner and his wife,...

Joan Helen (Doyle) Magner, age 84, a lifelong resident of Lynn prior to moving to the Saugus Center 5 years ago, passed away peacefully on Monday, March 13, 2017 surrounded by her family and friends. Born and educated in Lynn, Joan was the daughter of the late Arthur and Alice (White) Doyle. She graduated from St. Mary's Girls High School with the Class of 1950. She was the beloved wife of the late Edward L. Magner with whom she shared 21 years of marriage; the loving and devoted mother of Joseph Magner and his wife, Sally of Methuen, Marianne Zukowski, Carol Magner, Lisa Johnson and her husband, Shawn, the late Nancy Milmore and her husband, John Milmore, all of Lynn; the cherished grandmother of Michael and Erin Zukowski Scott Zukowski and Ashley Ranahan, Nicole and Ricky Myette, Elizabeth and Brian Parsons, Gretchen Magner, and Kayla and Michael Cassidy; the great-grandmother of Emma, Matthew and Benjamin Zukowski, Coleman Myette, and Hannah Parsons; the dear sister of Margaret Kane of Lynn, Ellen Immar of Rockland and the late Herbert, James, Thomas and Martin Doyle and the late Agnes Doucette, Marion Zera, Anna Dart and Rita Manoogian; the sister-in-law of Eleanor Mackin of Lynn; and the aunt of many nieces and nephews.
After high school, Joan worked for General Electric for several years and the City of Lynn Convalescent Home for several years prior to her retirement. Joan had many special qualities and brought love and laughter to all who crossed her path. Her biggest joy was spending time with family, extended family and friends. She had an open door policy and there was never a need to be invited to her home. The family would like to extend their sincerest thanks to the loving staff of the Saugus Center for all of the wonderful care she received from them over the past 5 years.
Joan's funeral will be held from the CUFFE-MCGINN FUNERAL HOME, 157 Maple St., Lynn, on Friday, March 17th, at 9:30 a.m. followed by a Funeral Mass in St. Mary's Church, 8 South `Common St., Lynn at 10:30 a.m. Burial will follow at Pine Grove Cemetery in Lynn. Relatives and friends invited. Visiting hours will be held on Thursday, March 16th from 3:00 to 7:00 p.m. at the funeral home. In lieu of flowers, gifts in Joan's memory may be made to: Alzheimer's Association, MA Chapter, 480 Pleasant St., Watertown, MA 02472 or via www.alz.org. For the online guestbook please visit www.cuffemcginn.com.