June L.'s Story
June L. Cuneo, 91, wife of the late Arthur A. Cuneo, passed away Monday evening in the Merrimack Valley Hospice House, Haverhill, MA.
Born in Salem, Mass., June was daughter to the late Henry J. Marchant and Eva E. (Boisclair) Marchant.
She leaves behind her sister, Gloria B.Lampropoulos and brother-in-law, George Lampropoulos of Bonita Springs, Fla. and the late Helen I. Marchant. She also leaves behind her niece and goddaughter, Diane Morin and her husband, Roger of Estero, Fla.; nieces, Jeanne Fontaine and husband, John of Merrimac, Mass., Judith Lombard of Haverhill and Gail Lampropoulos of Lynn and the late Anne Blanchette Turcotte of Danvers; and one nephew, Robert Blanchette of Bonita Springs, Fla. She also leaves her stepdaughter, Loretta Ruscio and husband, Anthony of Feeding Hills, Mass.; three step-grandchildren and two step-great-grandchildren; many great-nieces and great-nephews, including the late Jennifer Morin; and great-great-nieces and great-great-nephews and cousins.
June's latest place of employment was at Shaughnessy Kaplan Rehabilitation Hospital where she worked in the Business Office before retiring. Prior to that June worked as secretary for the Salem Chamber of Commerce for many years and also at the Salem Laundry Company as Resolution Manager.
June was a prominent Salemite who was very active in the Salem Community, having served as past President in the Women's Salem Rotary Club and also 26 years heading the festivities on the Heritage Days Committee, including being named Grand Marshall in 1980.
June Served as Eucharistic Minister and Wedding Coordinator at St. Thomas the Apostle Church for many years.
She also served on the Shaughnessy Hospital Auxiliary as well as serving as a volunteer, accumulating 3500 hours.
June had a passion for knitting and was a lover of all animals, wild and domestic, especially her fondness for cats. June was a loving sister and aunt who always remembered friends and family with a card for all occasions.
In lieu of flowers, donations can be sent to Anne Turcotte Memorial Scholarship Fund, 184 Maple St., Danvers, MA 01923, c/o Desiree Wynott or Merrimack Valley Hospice, 360 North Ave., Haverhill, MA 01830.
We thank Merrimack Valley Hospice staff for the compassionate, loving care they provided to June.
Visiting hours will take place on Friday, September 22, 2017, from 4 to 7 p.m. at the Murphy Funeral Home, 85 Federal Street, Salem, MA. Funeral services will be held Saturday, September 23, 2017, at 9 a.m. at St. Thomas The Apostle Church, 3 Margin Street, Peabody, MA. For more information or online guestbook, please call 978-744-0497 or visit our website at www.MurphyFuneralHome.come.
Published on  September 20, 2017