Obituary: Edward P. McCarron
Visiting hours Tuesday, funeral mass and burial Wednesday.
Edward P. McCarron, 72, of Norton, passed away Wednesday, Dec. 5, 2012 at home.
He was the husband of Judith A. (LaRosee) McCarron.
Born in Boston Jan. 29, 1940, he was son of the late Joseph A. and Helen (Nee) McCarron and the late Margaret M. (Ponzo) McCarron.
Ed spent his early childhood living in South Boston. His family later moved to Taunton and then to Norton where he has made his home for over 50 years.
He served his country as a member of the United States Navy aboard the USS Forrestal. He was honorably discharged from the service on Jan. 9, 1961 with the rank of machinist’s mate fireman.
Prior to retiring, Mr. McCarron was the owner of Ed’s Lawn Maintenance, a company he operated for over 25 years in Norton. He had also been employed for many years at St. Regis in Attleboro and also when it became the Fortifiber Corporation.
Ed was a devout communicant of St. Mary’s Church in Norton and St. Jude the Apostle Church in Taunton. He enjoyed bicycling and spending time with family and friends at his home in Newbury, Vt. He especially loved the times shared with his grandchildren and will always be remembered for the kindness he showed to animals.
In addition to his wife Judy, he is survived by his daughter Carolann McCarrron of Raynham; his grandchildren Zachary Morin and Olivia Morin, both of Raynham; his siblings Muriel Souza of Taunton, Paula Stanton of Colorado, Grace Gaskin of N. Attleboro and Dorothy “Dolly” Terassi and Ann Marie Busby both of Attleboro; his mother-in-law Gertrude A. LaRosee; as well as many nieces, nephews and friends. He was preceded in death by his son Joseph E. McCarron.
His Funeral Mass, to which relatives and friends are cordially invited to attend, will be celebrated on Wednesday, Dec. 12 at 10 a.m. in St. Mary’s Church, 1 Power St., Norton. Burial will follow in the Norton Center Cemetery. Visiting hours will be held on Tuesday, Dec. 11 from 5 to 8 p.m. at the Norton Memorial Funeral Home, 19 Clapp St., Norton.
In lieu of flowers, Ed’s family has requested that donations in his memory be made to Community Visiting Nurse Agency, 10 Emory St., Attleboro, MA 02703 or the Norton Ambulance Fund, 70 E. Main St., Norton, MA 02766.
For additional information, please visit www.nortonmemorial.com.