John Daniel's Story
John Daniel Caron, 77, longtime North Andover resident, passed away Thursday evening, June 1, 2017, at Holy Family Hospital in Methuen, with his family at his side. He was the devoted husband of Mary (Moynihan) Caron, his wife of 27 years.
Born in North Andover, on May 5, 1940, he was the son of the late R. George and Dorothy (Sullivan) Caron and brother of the late Charlotte (Caron) Gioia.
He was a graduate of North Andover High School in 1957 and New England Institute of Anatomy in September, 1960. John received a diploma in sanitary science, embalming, and funeral directing.
A longtime respected funeral director in North Andover and Haverhill, John began his career with his father at the R. George Caron Funeral Home of North Andover. Later, he became affiliated with N. Power O’Connor Funeral Home. He continued his business in North Andover as the owner of the Caron Funeral Home.
John was an active member of the Knights of Columbus, the Jackson Club, and Men of Merrimack. John helped found the Andover/North Andover YMCA. As an avid golfer, he was a member of the Haverhill Country Club. John and Mary enjoyed vacationing in Kennebunkport, Maine every summer.
John is also survived by his brother-in-law, James Gioia of North Andover; his nephew, James Gioia and wife, Isobel Burke of Methuen; his nieces, Jane Santo and husband, Joseph of Bradford, Kathleen Barrett and husband, Michael and Sharon Arnold and husband, Steven, all of North Andover; along with several grandnieces, grandnephews, extended family members, and dear friends.
The family of John Caron would like to thank the staff of Cedar View Rehabilitation and Healthcare Center and Holy Family Hospital for their excellent care.
Calling hours were Wednesday, June 7, at the Paul C. Rogers Family Funeral Home, 334 Main St., Haverhill, from 9 to 10:30 a.m. followed by a funeral Mass at 11:30 a.m. at St. Michael’s Church, 196 Main St., North Andover, with burial in Ridgewood Cemetery, North Andover. Donations in John’s memory may be made to the St. Vincent de Paul Society, c/o St. James Church, 6 Cottage St., Haverhill, MA 01830.
Published on  June 5, 2017