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Joan T. McGurrin

November 14, 1950 — February 17, 2024

Nashua, New Hampshire

Ms. Joan T. McGurrin, of Nashua, New Hampshire, formerly of Waltham, died Saturday, February 17th  in Saint Joseph’s Hospital in Nashua. She was 73.

Joan was born in Boston on November 14, 1951, a daughter of the late Robert M. and Nora (O’Dowd) McGurrin. Raised in Waltham, she was a graduate of Saint Mary’s High School and continued her studies at Aquinas Junior College. She worked for many years as an executive secretary and in administrative positions beginning at Gillette followed by Fidelity Investments before taking a position as program support assistant at  the USDA Jean Mayer Human Nutrition Research Center on Aging at Tufts University.

She was a resident of Waltham for most of her life before moving to Nashua eight years ago. Joan was an avid reader and loved listening to music.

In addition to her parents, Joan was predeceased by her brother and sister, Robert F. McGurrin and Rose Ann Ehrhard.

She leaves her brother and sister-in-law, Lawrence Ehrhard and Sheila McGurrin, and many nieces, nephews, and their families.

A Funeral Mass for Joan will be celebrated in Saint Mary’s Church, 133 School Street, Waltham, on Thursday, February 22nd at 10 a.m. Burial will follow in Saint Mary’s Cemetery, Needham.

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