Ann Marie's Story
Ann Marie Calvani, 81, of Hampton, a former 40-year resident of Marblehead, Mass., died peacefully on Wednesday, November 29, 2017, in Reading, Mass.
She was born September 17, 1936, in White Plains, N.Y., a daughter of the late Oswald D. and Regina Getzfread.
Raised in Newton, Ann Marie graduated from Newton Catholic/Our Lady’s High School with the Class of 1954 and later St. Elizabeth’s Nursing School in 1957.
Mrs. Calvani was a registered nurse for 50 years at Mary Alley Hospital in Marblehead, Mass General Hospital, and Salem Hospital, retiring in 2007.
Ann Marie loved her crafts and was incredibly talented in all her creative endeavors, including: sewing, holiday decorations, jewelry making, self-designed candles, ceramics and more. Ann Marie who loved her long days at Greystone beach in Marblehead, and later, on the links with her husband Joe, but her greatest joy was spending time with family and friends. She was one of a kind, all will confess.
She shared 56 years of marriage with her beloved, late husband, Joseph Calvani of Lynn, Mass. Additional family members include her children, Joey Calvani of San Clemente, Calif., Mary Alice Epler and her husband, Scott of South Berwick, Maine, Kathleen Twomey and her husband, Tim of Redding, Conn., and Christopher Calvani and his wife, Peggy of Reading, Mass.; grandchildren include Taylor, Timmy, Christopher, Hope Anne, Jackson and Caiden.
Visiting hours will be held from 2 to 5 p.m. on Sunday, December 3, 2017, in the Remick & Gendron Funeral Home-Crematory, 811 Lafayette Road, Hampton. A Mass of Christian burial will be celebrated at 11 a.m. on Monday in Our Lady of the Miraculous Medal Church, 289 Lafayette Road, Hampton. Relatives and friends are respectfully invited. Burial will be private. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the American Cancer Society, PO Box 42040, Oklahoma City, OK 73123-3000. Please visit www.RemickGendron.com to view Ann Marie’s memorial website, sign her tribute wall or for directions.
Published on  December 1, 2017