Joanne M. (Macrina) Zaher of Tyngsboro, MA
She was married to M. William Zaher with whom he would have celebrated their 26th wedding anniversary on October 27st.
Born in Stoughton, MA on March 21, 1962, she was the daughter of Joseph Mario Macrina of Easton and the late Mary Macrina. She was raised in Easton, MA and was a proud member of Oliver Ames High School Class of 1980. She earned her Bachelor degree in Business from Westfield State College in 1984.
Joanne worked as a Rehab. Equipment Specialist at PKP Rehab of Canton for several years. She previously had worked for Muscular Dystrophy Assn in Taunton and Hutchinson Medical. Most recently Joanne worked and volunteered in the Tyngsboro Elementary School doing many different jobs.
Joanne was an avid Red Sox Fan. She was currently President of the Tyngsboro Elementary School PTO. She also spent time on the Board of Directors of the Tyngsboro Young Soccer Assn. She loved spending time with family and friends at Sugar Bush and Lake Winnipesaukee. She enjoyed bowling, boating and collecting Angels. Joanne loved walking the beach at Old Orchard Beach and collecting shells.
A devout catholic, she was a member of Holy Cross Church in Easton.
Besides her father, she is survived by Joanne’s Husband, M. William Zaher of Tyngsboro; two sons Christopher M. Zaher and Nathan J. Zaher; two daughters, Bethany L.Rivera and Sarah S. Zaher all of Tyngsboro; two brothers, Joseph M. Macrina Jr and his wife Tammy of Easton and James M. Macrina of Easton; her loving dog, Beamer, many cousins and one niece.
Visiting hours Sun. 3 to 7 p.m. at the DOLAN FUNERAL HOME 106 MIDDLESEX ST. CHELMSFORD, MA. Funeral Monday at 8:00 am from the funeral home with a Mass of Christian Burial at 9:00 am in St. John the Evangelist Church in Chelmsford, MA. Burial in Tyngsboro Memorial Cemetery, Tyngsboro. For those who wish contributions in her memory may be made to the Tyngsboro PTO C/o Joan Methot 171 Scribner Road, Tyngsboro, MA 01879. ARRANGEMENTS BY DOLAN FUNERAL HOME 978-251-4041. Guestbook at www.dolanfuneralhome.com