Obituary: Joshua N. McBride

Joshua N. McBride, at 33

Joshua Nicholl McBride of Hull died April 30 at age 33.

Mr. McBride lived his life between Hull and Hawaii. He worked at both South Shore Hospital and as a teamster with Local 25. He was an avid New England sports fan. His love of sports started at a young age, as an athlete who excelled with promise in both basketball and football.

He was a proud and devoted father. He will be remembered for his quiet yet magnetic personality, captivating smile, and compassion.

Beloved son of Robert and Mé [Maeva] McBride of Hull; devoted father of Braden and Malaya McBride; loving brother of Jerome McBride and his wife, Melissa, of Boston, Hannah McBride and her partner, Marlon Fraser, and Melody McBride; uncle of Jayden, Elijah, and Sadie. Mr. McBride was the cherished grandson of Patricia McBride of Hull and Taoso Maeva of American Samoa; nephew of Drusilla Saumalu of Hull, John McBride and his wife, Lynda, of Hull, Keri-Lynn McBride of Santa Fe, and Rasela Mataia, Vau Maeva, Kepi Maeva, and Lemuta Leuta. The loving cousin of Amanda and Haley McBride; Mr. McBride also is survived by many extended family members and friends.

Relatives and friends are respectfully invited to attend the visiting hours on Thursday, 4-8 p.m., in the Pyne Keohane Funeral Home, 21 Emerald St., Hingham. Funeral service will be celebrated in the funeral home on Friday at 11 a.m., burial in Hull Village Cemetery.

In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made to The McBride College Fund for his two children, c/o Robert McBride, 5 Old Colony Rd., Hull, MA 02045.

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