December 8, 1929 - December 24, 2016
John J. McCauley, 87, died peacefully on Saturday morning, December 24, 2016. He was the husband of the late Nancy (Doody) McCauley. Born in Peabody on Dec. 8, 1929, he was the son of the late Edward and Annie (Halloran) McCauley. He was raised in Peabody and was a graduate of Peabody High School, Class of 1946, and went on to Boston College, where he graduated in 1950. For many years, he served in the Mass. National Guard. Jack was employed as a purchasing manager, first at General Electric, and then at General Scanning in Watertown until the time of his retirement. A longtime Danvers resident and a faithful communicant of Saint Mary of the Annunciation Church, he was a dedicated volunteer with Big Brothers and the Boy Scouts. He also served as a lay chaplain at the Essex County Correctional Facility. An avid reader, Jack loved crossword puzzles, singing, music, and playing piano and drums. He leaves his loving daughter, Maureen McCauley and her partner Michael Tardiff of Seattle; four grandchildren, Sean, Christopher, Aselefech and Adanech Evans; a great-granddaughter, Zariyah Quiroz; three nieces, Janice Bode, Kate Moore, and Beth Burridge; his former son-in-law, Michael Evans; and family friend, Sheila Hawes. His Funeral Mass will be celebrated on Thursday, Dec. 29, 2016 at 9 a.m. in Saint Mary of the Annunciation Church, 24 Conant St., Danvers. Relatives and friends are invited. Burial will be private. Visiting hours are Wednesday, Dec. 28 from 4-6 p.m. in C.R. Lyons & Sons Funeral Directors, 28 Elm St., Danvers Square. In lieu of flowers, donations in Jack’s memory may be made to the Alzheimer’s Association, 480 Pleasant St., Watertown, MA 02472 or Care Dimensions, 75 Sylvan St., Danvers, MA 01923.
John J. McCauley, 87, died peacefully on Saturday morning, December 24, 2016. He was the husband of the late Nancy (Doody) McCauley. Born in Peabody on Dec. 8, 1929, he was the son of the late Edward and Annie (Halloran) McCauley. He was... View Obituary & Service Information
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