Dianne Mary (McCarthy) McKinnon, 71, of Charleston, South Carolina, entered into eternal rest Sunday, March 27, 2022. Her memorial mass will be held Tuesday, April 5, 2022, in St. Patrick's Church, 212 Main St., Watertown, MA at 10:00 am. The family will receive friends for visitation Tuesday, March 29, 2022, in J. Henry Stuhr, Inc. Mount Pleasant Chapel, 1494 Mathis Ferry Rd, Mt. Pleasant, SC from 5:00 - 7:00 pm, and again on Monday, April 4, 2022, in MacDonald & Rockwell Funeral Home, 270 Main St., Watertown, from 4:00 - 7:00 pm.
Dianne was born October 2, 1950, in Boston, Massachusetts, daughter of the late Joseph McCarthy and the late Doris Gildea McCarthy. She was an administrative assistant but will be remembered most for the way she loved her family.
She is survived by her three children, Julie Anne DeGrenier (William) of Braintree, MA, Charles Joseph McKinnon, Jr. (Robin Waine) of Everett, MA, and Leslie Iaria (David) of Daniel Island, SC; seven grandchildren, Benjamin Iaria, Gregory Ford, Sarah Iaria, Caroline Ford, Grace Iaria, Erica Iaria, and Drew Iaria; and five siblings, Joseph McCarthy, Jr.(Jeanette) of Framingham, MA, Carol O'Grady (Michael) of Framingham, MA, Robert McCarthy (Dorothy) of Watertown, MA, Paul McCarthy of Lexington, MA, and Edward McCarthy (Janice) of Billerica, MA; and many beloved nieces and nephews.
In Lieu of flowers, the family requests memorials may be made to PurpleStride. Please mail donations to: Pancreatic Cancer Action Network, 1500 Rosecrans Ave., Suite 200, Manhattan Beach, CA 90266 or visit www.purplestride.com
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