Mary Jane (MJ) McCusker – Cumberland

Mary Jane (MJ) McCusker – Cumberland

Mary Jane (MJ) McCusker, 68, passed away on Tuesday in the Miriam Hospital, Providence surrounded by her loving family.

Born in South Amboy, N.J., she was the daughter of the late Lester and Mary (Doyle) Drost. She is survived by her two children; Keri McCusker of Cumberland and Jay McCusker of Narragansett. She has resided in Cumberland for the past 45 years, previously residing in South Amboy, N.J.

MJ was a Community Relations Coordinator for CVS Health, Woonsocket for the past 26 years. She was beloved by so many at the company where she spent so many years and will be very fondly remembered by the people whose lives she touched every day with her jokes and heartwarming stories. Her friends and family describe her as a kind, generous, smart, feisty, strong and elegant woman. She was very special to the many people who knew her. She dedicated much of her life to giving back to the community and helped to support a number of causes while at CVS Health and personally – including Easter Seals, Best Buddies, Special Olympics, ALS Therapy Alliance, St. Jude’s Children’s Research Hospital, Stand Up to Cancer, American Lung Association and the Good Times with Friends Bowling League, in Woonsocket.

MJ was dedicated to caring for her mother and children and many others around her and she will always be remembered for being a great friend, her distinct laugh and sharing words of wisdom.

A celebration of her life will be held Thursday, June 1, from the J. J. Duffy Funeral Home, 757 Mendon Road, Cumberland, with calling hours from 8:30 to 10:30 a.m. A Mass of Christian Burial will be held at 11 a.m. in St. John Vianney Church, Diamond Hill Road, Cumberland. Burial will be in Christ Church Cemetery, South Amboy, N.J., at the convenience of the family.

In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to Moran-Ventre Charitable Foundation, 200 Centerville Road, Suite #1, Warwick, RI 02886 – Good Times for Friends Bowling League.

For directions/guestbook, visit jjduffyfuneralhome.com .