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Mary A. (Taft) Marinelli

Mary A. (Taft) Marinelli
  • March 2, 1919 - December 2, 2016
  • Marllborough, Massachusetts
  • St. Jude's Children's Research Hospital
    262 Danny Thomas Place
    Memphis, TN 38105

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“Just heard about your mother. Please know you are all in our thoughts and prayers. Phil & Eleanor Bouvier ”
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“Marinelli Family Please accept our deepest sympathies and prayers.Mary will always be remembered as a loving and caring wife,mother,grandmother,...Read More »
2 of 6 | Posted by: Tom and Lorrainne McConnon - MA

“To the Marinelli Family,Please accept my deepest sympathy and prayers. I remember her fondly from my Contracts days at Raytheon. ”
3 of 6 | Posted by: Kathie Griffin - Raytheon - MA

“Joe,So sorry to hear of the passing of your mother. My thoughts and prayers are with you and your family.Angela - Raytheon ”
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“We are so sorry for your loss and feel like we knew Mary a little from just knowing Harry and Jayne. May she rest in peace and contentment for...Read More »
5 of 6 | Posted by: Karen and Bill Ludwig - Baltimore, MD

“Joe I just read your Mom's obituary. God love her,97! I still have the knitted hangers she made me, 30+ years ago! It was so funny running into you...Read More »
6 of 6 | Posted by: Diane Imhof - Ashland, MA


Mary A. (Taft) Marinelli, 97, of Marlborough, MA, died Friday, December 2, 2016 at Marie Esther Health Center, Marlborough.
Born in Marlborough, the daughter of the late Lena (Taft) Brown, Mrs. Marinelli was the wife of the late James V. Marinelli, to whom she had been married for 69 years at the time his death in 2008.
A graduate of Marlborough High School, Class of 1936, she had been employed as an Administrative Secretary in charge of contracts, at the Raytheon Corporation in Wayland until her retirement in 1981.She had also been employed during wartime, at the former Diamond Shoe, Marlborough, where she made shoes for the Army and Navy.
While residing in Sarasota, FL, from 1989-2002 Mrs.Marinelli was a member of St. Michael's Parish and Guild Association. She had been a longtime member of the Immaculate Conception Parish, Marlborough, St. Jude's Guild, and the Ace of Clubs. She also enjoyed knitting and crocheting as well as the time spent with her large family.
She is survived by her children, Paul Marinelli and his wife Marilyn of Grantham, NH, Peter Marinelli and his wife Diane of Ashland, MA, Joseph Marinelli and his wife Laurinda of Hudson, MA and Jayne Rogers and her husband Harry of Satellite Beach, Fl, her 9 grandchildren and 14 great- grandchildren.
Visiting hours will be held on Tuesday, December 6, 2016 from 4-7 pm at the Slattery Funeral Home, Inc., 40 Pleasant St., Marlborough, MA.
A funeral Mass will be celebrated on Wednesday, December 7, at 11:00am at the Immaculate Conception Church, 11 Prospect St., Marlborough, MA.
Burial will follow at Evergreen Cemetery, Wilson St., Marlborough, MA.
Donations may be made to St. Jude's Children's Research Hospital, 262 Danny Thomas Place, Memphis, TN 38105