February 27, 1919 - November 4, 2018
Anne M. (Corcoran) Akus, 99, died Sunday morning, November 4, 2018 at Brooksby Village, where she had resided for the last fifteen years. She was the wife of the late Carl B. Akus. Born in Boston on Feb. 27, 1919, she was the daughter of the late William and Mary (Sheahan) Corcoran. She was raised and educated in Boston and earned her bachelor’s degree from Boston Teachers College. She later earned her master’s degree from Boston University. Mrs. Akus taught elementary school for several years in Beverly and then in Marblehead, where she was a beloved teacher at the Glover School for more than twenty years. A longtime Beverly resident and communicant of Saint John the Evangelist Church, she was a woman of strong religious faith. During her time at Brooksby Village, she enjoyed being an active participant in many activities and for several years served on the resident council. She leaves a daughter and son-in-law, Anne and Albert DePiero of Danvers, two grandsons, Stephen DePiero and his wife Cecilia of Greenville, SC and Matthew DePiero and his wife Denise of Medfield, a grandson-in-law, Brian Ward of Medfield, and nine great-grandchildren, Colin and Madison Ward, Julia, William, Connor, Nathan, Carter, Claire, and Jill DePiero. She was predeceased by her beloved granddaughter, Lauren Anne Ward. Her Funeral Mass will be celebrated on Wednesday, November 7, 2018 at 12:30PM in Saint John the Evangelist Church, New Balch St., Beverly. Burial will follow in Saint Mary Cemetery, Beverly. Relatives and friends are invited. Visitation will be held Wednesday morning from 10:30AM-12PM in C.R. Lyons & Sons Funeral Directors, 28 Elm St., Danvers. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the Brooksby Village Resident Care Fund, 400 Brooksby Village Dr., Peabody, MA 01960 or Care Dimensions, 75 Sylvan St., Danvers, MA 01923.
Anne M. (Corcoran) Akus, 99, died Sunday morning, November 4, 2018 at Brooksby Village, where she had resided for the last fifteen years. She was the wife of the late Carl B. Akus. Born in Boston on Feb. 27, 1919, she was the daughter of the... View Obituary & Service Information
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