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Joan (Sharpe) McBain

Family & friends are invited to attend Visiting Hours on Monday, May 20th from 4:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m., in the Vertuccio & Smith, Home for Funerals, 773 Broadway (Rte. 107) REVERE for Joan (Sharpe) McBain, who passed on Friday, May 17th at the Sawtelle Family Hospice House of North Reading, following a long illness. Her funeral will be conducted from the funeral home, on Tuesday, May 21st at 9:30 a.m., followed by a Funeral Mass in the Immaculate Conception Church (Corner of Beach St. & Winthrop Ave.) REVERE at 10:30 a.m. and immediately followed with interment at Woodlawn Cemetery, Everett.

Born in Cambridge, she came to live in Revere over 70 years ago. She was an alumna of St. Rose High School, Class of 1956. Her entire career and life were consumed by her family’s needs and in fulfilling them to perfection. Joan possessed an unassuming personality with an abundance of love that she shared to many. 

She is the beloved wife of 54 years to Richard M. McBain, Sr. Cherished mother of Karen M. Arneil & husband Scott J. of Melrose, Kelley A. Settipane of Revere, Michelle E. Robinson & husband James of Methuen & Richard M. McBain, Jr. & wife Colleen D. of North Reading. Cherished grandmother of James F. & Ryan J. Arneil, both of Melrose, Alisha C. & Martino R. Settipane, both of Revere, Zachary J. Robinson of Methuen, Matthew R., Brendan J. & Erin M. McBain, all of North Reading. Dear sister of the late Frederick Sharpe. Also lovingly survived by her sister in law, Kathleen “Kathy” (Skiffington) Sharpe of Revere & several nieces and nephews.


Visiting Hours

Monday, May 20th from 4:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m.

Funeral Mass

Tuesday, May 21st at 10:30 a.m. in Immaculate Conception Church, Revere


Woodlawn Cemetery, Everett

In lieu of flowers, remembrances may be made to the Sawtelle Family Hospice House, Gift Processing Center, 41 Mall Rd., Burlington, MA 01805.

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  1. Kathleen Nocera
    Jun 2 2019

    We are sending our deepest sympathy to Richard and their family. We will miss our conversations at the 4PM Mass and miss seeing you. Our little group was deeply sadden when we heard the news. Frank and I were up to Maine. Our thoughts and prayers are with all of you.

    Sincerely Kathy and Frank Nocera

  2. Gerry & Bob MacCuish
    May 22 2019

    To all of Joan’s family:
    We send our deepest sympathy to you in the passing of Joan. Our memories are that Joan was the backbone of her family that she loved dearly.

    Gerry & Bob

    We only found about Joan’s passing today as we read The Revere Journal. We are sorry that we could not attend the services.

  3. Colleen Carlino
    May 20 2019

    So sorry to hear of your loss Karen and family , Our thoughts and prayers are with you and your family.

    Colleen & John Carlino and Sydney and John jr

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