Methuen — Joanne M. Nahil, died Tuesday afternoon, November 21, 2012, at the Merrimack Valley Hospice House, surrounded by her loving family and devoted friends.
The daughter of the late Charles J. and Anna (Janigian) Nahil, she was born in Lawrence, MA on October 6, 1944.
She was a product of the Lawrence School System and graduated from Lawrence High School in June, 1962.
She pursued course work in the X-Ray technologies and in July, 1967 was certified as a Registered Technologist by the American Registry of Radiologic Technologists.
In June, 1985, she graduated from Northern Essex Community College with an Associate in Science Degree with a specialization in Radiological Technology. She subsequently spent many years as an X-Ray Technologist for the Leahy Clinic in Boston and Burlington, and for Greater Lawrence medical practices..
She had most recently been employed for several years by LGH Enterprises and worked as an X-Ray Technologist at LGH’s Women’s Health Center, Andover, MA.
For a period of years, she also ran Nahil Appraisal Services, a full service real estate appraisal agency. She was an accredited appraiser for the State of New Hampshire and the Commonwealth of Massachusetts.
Joanne is survived by her brother, Joseph C. Nahil and his wife Ann Marie (Murphy) Nahil of East Dennis, MA and her brother John “Jack” G. Nahil of Kennebunk, Maine.
She leaves her devoted nephew, Christopher M. Nahil and his wife Julie (Baker) Nahil and their children, Emily C. Nahil and Liam C. Nahil, all of Hingham. Also, her niece Kaitlin N. McClung and her children, Ian A. McClung, William J. McClung and Anna J. McClung, all of Peyton, CO.
She also leaves behind her close cousin, Michael J . Ovoian of Methen.
She was privileged to have the friendship and support of a large circle of friends and associates with whom she skied, golfed, scuba dived and traveled the world.