Beverly - Ann M. (McCormack) Brennan, age 83, died Sunday, July 8, 2018. Born and raised in Lowell, she was the daughter of the late Edward and Kathryn (Madden) McCormack. She lived in Lowell and Chelmsford before settling in Prides Crossing to raise her family.
Ann worked as an Administrative Assistant at Landmark School in Prides Crossing and CAST in Wakefield for many years, enjoying working with educators, students and other professionals in the field. She was a dedicated religious educator at St. Margaret’s Parish for over 15 years where she taught first grade.
Surviving her are her children, John Brennan and his wife Jaqueline of Beverly, Elizabeth Oakman and her husband John of St. Paul, Minn., Christopher Brennan and his wife Deborah of Sandwich, Bridget O’Connell and her husband John of Beverly, Jennifer Blute and her husband Todd of Hamilton; a brother Edward McCormack and his wife Judith of Chelmsford. She was a proud Nana to 13 grandchildren, Brian, Mary, Patrick, Alex, Shawn, Isabel, Neave, Eleanor, Anne, Keegan, Aislinn, and the late Kate Brennan and Aiden O’Connell. She is also survived by her former husband and his wife, John and Toni Brennan of Magnolia. Ann was a beloved sister-in-law to Dennis and Patricia Brennan of Okatie, S.C., Daniel and Donna Brennan of Lowell, and the late Peter and Madeline Brennan; as well as a favorite aunt to many nieces and nephews. She held a spot in her heart for so many friends and extended family members, bringing them into her home with a welcoming embrace—the Walker Family formerly of Prides Crossing, as well as the late Elizabeth Ruffin of Baltimore, Md., especially.
Her funeral Mass will be held on Saturday, July 14, 2018, at St. Margaret Church, Beverly at 10:30 a.m. Visiting hours will be held at the Campbell Funeral Home, 525 Cabot Street, Beverly, on Friday, July 13, 2018, from 4 to 7 p.m. Relatives and friends are invited. Interment will be held in Central Cemetery. In lieu of flowers, donations can be made to Care Dimension-Hospice of the North Shore. Information, directions, condolences, at www.campbellfuneral.com.
Published on  July 11, 2018