North Andover — Justine A. (Kulpinski) McGuire, 72, died on Sunday, April 27, 2014, at Merrimack Valley Hospice House. She was born on June 19, 1941, in Lawrence, Mass., to William and Mary (Zieba) Kulpinski. Justine attended St. Michael’s School in North Andover, Mass., and graduated from St. Patrick’s High School in Lawrence, Mass.
After graduation, Justine worked as a secretary at Avco Corporation in Wilmington, Mass. She later worked for Kenneth J. Emonds PHD in North Hampton, N.H., and at Andover Surgical in Andover, Mass.
Justine loved planning and cooking for family gatherings. She enjoyed spending time with her grandchildren and traveling with her husband. Justine spent her spare time gardening and crafting and sharing her many talents with those she loved.
Justine is survived by her husband of nearly 51 years, John J. McGuire, Jr. of North Andover; daughter, Judith A. Lee and her husband, Stephen of Newton, N.H.; sons, John J. III and his wife, Christine of East Hampstead, N.H., and William R. of Haverhill, Mass.; her grandchildren, Ashley McGuire, Allyson McGuire, Brian Lee and Craig Lee; as well as several aunts, uncles, cousins, nieces and nephews.
ARRANGEMENTS: Relatives and friends are kindly invited to attend her Funeral Mass on Thursday, May 1, at 10 a.m. at St. Michael Church, 196 Main Street, North Andover. Interment will follow in the Ridgewood Cemetery, North Andover. Calling Hours will be held on Wednesday from 4 to 8 p.m. in the Conte Funeral Home, 17 Third Street, North Andover. For those who wish, Justine may be remembered through donations to St. Michael Parish, 196 Main Street, North Andover, MA 01845, or St. Vincent DePaul Society, c/o St. Michael Parish, 196 Main Street, North Andover, MA 01845, or The Merrimack Valley Hospice House, 360 North Avenue, Haverhill, MA 01830. For funeral home directions or to sign the family guest book, please visit www.contefuneralhomes.com.