M. Joyce McCue 02/20/2018

Posted by on Feb 22, 2018 in Obituaries | 1 comment

Joyce McCue

Weymouth-  M.Joyce McCue, age 90, entered into eternal life on February 20, 2018 after living a wonderful and spiritual life on the South Shore of Boston. Central to Joyce’s life was a special devotion to her family, her church and her communities both in Weymouth and Hingham. Born and raised in Braintree, she attended Braintree High School, University of NH and got her Master’s Degree from Boston College. In her working years, she taught Mathematics in the Hingham school system and retired to care for her loving parents, the late Miriam and James McCue, who adored her. As a lifelong parishioner of Sacred Heart Church in Weymouth, she attended Mass daily, was a dedicated volunteer and a member of the Ladies Sodality.  She lived a life of kindness and  concern for others. Joyce was the beloved sister of the late John J. McCue M.D.. Beloved sister-in-law of  Doris (Toohey) McCue. Over the years, Joyce gladly assumed the role of family photographer. Her thousands of family photos have been the source of immeasurable joy for the entire family. Lovingly called A.J. (or Auntie Joyce), she shared a special and unique bond with each of her 10 nieces and nephews who will forever remember their special trips to New York City, Canada and Florida with her.  She treasured the time she spent with them, their spouses, children and grandchildren. Joyce is also survived by many beloved friends.  There are too many fun times to list but she was overjoyed with her recent 90th birthday celebration. She felt extremely blessed and thankful to the vast network of people who provided love, support and wonderful care to her. Over her lifetime, Joyce touched countless lives; always with kindness and encouragement and she will be truly missed.  Funeral from Clancy-Lucid Funeral Home, 100 Washington St, Weymouth Landing  on Monday February 26 at 9 am. Funeral Mass in  Sacred Heart Church, Weymouth at 10 am . Burial to follow at St. Pauls Cemetery in Hingham. Relatives and friends are respectfully invited. Visiting hours on Sunday  from 2-5 p.m.

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  1. 2-24-2018

    Mim, Jim & Joyce played a big part in my Linwood childhood. Id go with my dad to winterize the cottage & open it up & clean it in the spring. Every year they brought me gift from Florida & gave me $20 US, which i saved all summer for the Fall Fair in Antigonish. Daily, all summer, we would drop in on our way for a swim & were welcomed, each day, the same as the first. Thinking back, there must have been a time when they were sick of seeing our faces at the door…sometimes we had lunch, sometimes played games, were taught to play bridge & sometimes went back in the evening when our parents visited. We would cheerfully walk home up the Cape Jack Road among the fireflys as the day ended, only to head back down the road the next morning. I remember the sweet tinkle of the mint green shell chime that hung on the archway between the kitchen & living room. I bought one similar for my cottage & only hang it out on days with low wind so it will make the ‘proper tinkle” that always reminds me of the little cottage & The McCues’. I will miss shopping for the “Greetings from Canada” Christmas card that I sent to Joyce annually with the local news. Joyce was such a beautiful person, she had a wonderful life & great faith. I’m sure there was a fine celebration when she entered the pearly gates to the Eternal reward she had prayed for all of her life. God love her & bless her. We will not forget Joyce or the McCues’!

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