Joan C. (O'Shea) McManus

McManus, Joan C. (O’Shea) of West Roxbury passed away peacefully in the comfort of her loving family on December 29, 2020. Beloved wife of 65 years of the late John J. McManus. Loving mother of Kevin and his girlfriend Mary, Michael, John Jr., and his girlfriend Denise and Stephen and his wife Gretchen. Cherished grandmother of John Patrick and his wife Tessa, Katelyn, Ryan, Stephen, Dylan, Melissa, Meghan, Lauren and Caroline. Great-grandmother of Maeve. Dear sister of Marion Pickett of Norwood and the late Charles and James O’Shea. Also survived by many loving nieces and nephews. Relatives and friends are kindly invited to attend visiting hours in the William J. Gormley Funeral Home, 2055 Centre Street, WEST ROXBURY on Sunday, January 3rd from 2:00 p.m. to 6:00 p.m. (Please follow COVID-19 guidelines with use of facial coverings and maintain social distancing). A private Mass of Christian Burial will be Celebrated in St. Theresa of Avila Church on Monday. (To live stream the mass, go to at 10:30) Interment Mt. Benedict Cemetery. In lieu of flowers, donations in Joan’s memory may be made to Cops for Kids with Cancer . For directions and guestbook, please visit:
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Gormley Funeral Service
2055 Centre Street
West Roxbury, MA 02132