Vice President of Finance
PEABODY—Donald P. McCormack, 74, beloved husband of Nancy (Gallagher) McCormack, died peacefully on Tuesday December 30, 2014 at the Kaplan Family Hospice House in Danvers, while in the comforting presence of his family.
Born in Lynn, he was the son of the late William and Elizabeth (Haggerty) McCormack. He grew up in Nahant, and graduated from St. Mary’s High School in Lynn. He then studied at Boston College, Class of 1963 for a bachelor degree in Business Administration. Later he achieved a Master Degree in Business Administration from the University of Massachusetts.
Mr. McCormack was the Vice President of Finance for 33 years with the Leavitt Corporation which owns Teddy Peanut Butter. He retired nine years ago.
Don was a member of the Knights of Columbus in Nahant, enjoyed skiing especially in North Conway area, and enjoyed cars. He was most passionate about his family, supporting and especially with his cherished grandchildren who called him “Pa.”
He is survived by his wife Nancy (Gallagher) McCormack of Peabody, with whom he shared 49 years of marriage; three sons and their spouses, Shaun and Cara McCormack of North Reading, Brian and Anne McCormack of Burlington, and Kevin & Regina McCormack of New Fairfield, CT; seven grandchildren, Haley, Paige and Brynn McCormack of North Reading, and Justin, Colin, Austin, and Gavin McCormack of CT; a sister, Elizabeth Quinn & her husband Tom of Nahant, and several nieces and nephews. He was preceded in death, besides his parents, by brothers Shaun and William McCormack.
His funeral service was held on Saturday January 3, 2015 from the Conway, Cahill-Brodeur Funeral Home, 82 Lynn St., Peabody, followed by a funeral Mass in St. Adelaide’s Church, Peabody. Burial was in Puritan Lawn Memorial Park, Peabody. Memorial donations may be made to either St. Adelaide’s Church or to a charity of one’s choice.