Jo-Ann E. McGahan – North Attleboro, Mass

Jo-Ann E. McGahan – North Attleboro, Mass

Jo-Ann E. McGahan, 71, of North Attleboro, Mass., and North Falmouth, Mass., passed away on Saturday, July 14, 2018, at Rhode Island Hospital in Providence.

She was born in Woonsocket, the daughter of the late Joseph D. and Anne C. (Carroll) McGahan.

Jo-Ann was a teacher for 44 years in the Blackstone Millville Regional School District where she was president of the Teachers Association for more than 25 years. She was the past president of the New Silver Beach Improvement Association, former board member of the Blackstone River Federal Credit Union, and former board member of the Massachusetts Teachers Association. She also volunteered for the Hasbro Children’s Hospital in Providence, R.I., and was a greeter at St. Elizabeth Seton Church in North Falmouth.

Jo-Ann is survived by her siblings, Michael T. McGahan (Martha) of North Attleboro, Margaret M. Skehan (Dennis) of Woonsocket, R.I., Maureen A. McGahan of North Falmouth, Timothy J. McGahan of Foxboro, Mass., Kathleen C. McGahan of Boston, Carroll E. McGahan of North Attleboro and Madonna M. Oftring of North Attleboro. She also leaves her aunt, Margaret M. Carroll of Millville, Mass.; her nieces and nephews: Katie and Robert Grande, Colleen McGahan, Trish and Tim Tymniak, Carroll and Wes Gee, Annie, Mary and Frankie Oftring, Jack, Joe, Teddy and Gracie McGahan; and her great-nieces and nephews: Joseph and Libby Grande, Michael Tymniak, and Maggie Gee.

Visiting hours will be held from 4 to 8 p.m. on Thursday, July 19, at the Chapman, Cole & Gleason Funeral Home, 584 West Falmouth Highway (Route 28A), West Falmouth, Mass. A funeral Mass will be celebrated at 10 a.m. on Friday, July 20, at St. Elizabeth Seton Church, 481 Quaker Road, North Falmouth. Burial will be private.

In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made to St. Elizabeth Seton Church, PO Box 861, N. Falmouth MA 02556.

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