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Catherine Marfongelli

Died: 2016-01-09
Resided in: Salem,MA
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Catherine Marfongelli, 88, of Salem, MA passed away peacefully Saturday January 9th with family at her side. Catherine was born in Danvers on July 1, 1927 to Theodore Pramas and Mary Louise Dennault. Catherine grew up in Danvers and enjoyed cross country skiing and sledding. She was active in Girl Scouts and was a leader. She graduated from Danvers High School and Wilfred Academy Hairdressing School in 1946. Catherine worked as a hairdresser and owned Kay's Beauty Salon in Salem. She later worked in the cafetaria of the Salem School System. Catherine was the widow of Antonio Marfongelli and the mother of 4 children who are: Robert Gerrish married to Colette of Bradenton Florida, Michael Marfongelli married to Ginny of Belmont MA, Antonio Marfongelli Jr. married to Patti of Salem MA and Donna McDonald married to Tom of Beverly MA. She leaves behind 7 grandchildren: Mariel and Nick Marfongelli, Benjamin and Meghan McDonald, and Jason, Ashley and Yvonne Gerrish, and 3 great grandchildren: James, Joseph, and Brendan. Catherine was a wonderful mother, had a lifelong love of reading and enjoyed time with her family. She will be missed. Catherine spent her final years in Ledge Wood Rehabilitation and Skilled Nursing Center in Beverly. Her family is thankful for their support, love and care of Catherine.

ONLINE CONDOLENCES BELOW:

To Mike and family Sorry for your loss. Thank God you had her for all those years. God Bless Bob & Diane Vaughan
She was loved and will be missed. Our hearts are broken but take some peace that she is in heaven with all our loving family who have passed before her. We miss and love you all see you soon Bob and Colette Gerrish.
Thoughts and prayers to all. -Mike Kapnis
To Bob, Mike, Tony, Donna and family: My thoughts and prayers are with you during this difficult time. Gary Marfongelli
Donna, I am so sorry to hear, my thoughts and prayers are with you and your family. Sandy Dunstan
To Bob, Mike, Tony, Donna and family,we have fond memories and know that she will be watching over us. May she rest in peace. God Bless Brian & Tricia Stanton
So sorry for your loss. I hope and pray that fond memories will comfort you all. Mike & Maureen Leonard.
Mike,Tony and family sorry for your loss my prayers will be with you all. Tim Long
Our condolences go out to your entire family. Know that our thoughts and prayers are with you at this time. Mary Lou, Ryan & Niles Berry
Tony and Patty, our condolences to you and your family on your loss. Our prayers are with you all. May she rest in peace with God. Ken, Nadene LaChance

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