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Josephine C. (Zielinski) Mc Vann, 94, of Lynn died Thursday, August 31, 2017, at Brightview at Danvers. She was the wife of the late James B. Mc Vann. She was born in Peabody, Mass., the daughter of the late Frank and Blanche (Mroz) Zielinski and was a graduate of Peabody High School in 1941. Josephine was a Professional Ballroom Dancer and was picked as Queen of the Sea Bee’s pin up girl in 1945. She later became a secretary at the Champion Lamp in Lynn. Josephine became a Real Estate Broker and operated her own company, Real Estate by McVann, for many years prior to her retirement.
Jo was a member of the Center Club of Lynnfield, and also the Lynnfield Woman’s Club, the infant of Prague, and a member of the North Shore Organ Society.
She enjoyed playing golf and was a member of the Bear Hill Golf Club of Stoneham. She was a member of the Woman’s Guild at Our Lady of Assumption Church of Lynnfield.
She is survived by many nieces and nephews and grandnieces and grandnephews. She was the sister of the late Mary Kobialka and Helen Longo.
A Funeral Mass will be celebrated on Saturday, October 14, 2017, at 10 a.m. at Our lady of Assumption Church, 758 Salem St., Lynnfield. Relatives and friends are kindly invited. Expressions of sympathy may be made to Care Dimensions, 75 Sylvan St., Suite 102 B, Danvers, MA 01923 in her memory. For guestbook, please visit www.ccbfuneral.com.
Published on  October 10, 2017
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