Marie R. Marchese
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Peabody - Marie R. Marchese, 81, a Peabody resident for over 50 years, passed away peacefully Wednesday afternoon surrounded by her family, at the Kaplan Family Hospice House in Danvers, following a brief illness. She was the beloved wife of the late Alexander Marchese.
Marie was born in Lynn, Mass., on September 12, 1938, daughter of the late Neil and Rose (Foglietta) Beaton. She was raised and educated in Lynn, attending St. Mary's school, from Elementary up until High School.
Prior to her retirement, owned her own bridal shop in Lynnfield, then going on to work as a clerk for the Registry of Deeds in Salem. She was very devoted to her faith, being an active parishioner at St. Adelaide's Church in Peabody. Most importantly, she loved being surrounded by her loving family, especially her grandchildren. She will be sorely missed by all who knew her.
She is survived by her children and their spouses, Danny Marchese and his wife Barbara of Peabody, Donna Llukan and her husband Al of Fla., Deborah Connolly and her husband Michael of Danvers, Darlene Languriand and her husband Brian of N.H.; her grandchildren and their spouses, Amanda and Scott Jolly, Alex Llukan, Andy and Melanie Llukan, Michael Eng, Derek and Stephanie Llukan, Danny Marchese, Jr. and Jessica, Ashley and Matt Canavan, Justin and Elyse Languirand, Cassandra Eng; eight great-grandchildren; nine siblings; and many nieces, nephews, and friends. She was predeceased by her brother William Beaton.

A visitation will be held on Wednesday, February 19, from 4 to 8 p.m. at the Conway, Cahill-Brodeur Funeral Home, 82 Lynn St., Peabody. Her funeral will be held on Thursday, February 20, from the funeral home at 9:30 a.m., followed by a funeral Mass in St. Adelaide's Church, 708 Lowell St., Peabody, at 10:30 a.m. Burial will follow at Puritan Lawn Memorial Park. Memorial contributions may be made in her name to the St. Jude Children's Research Hospital, 501 St. Jude Place, Memphis, TN 38105. For online guestbook and directions, please visit
Published on February 14, 2020


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Elaine and David Leclerc
Feb 19, 2020
Darlene and family,

May the memories of your mother forever fill your hearts. We are saddened by your loss and our thoughts are with all of you during this difficult time.
Patty Pustorino Adams
Feb 14, 2020
Oh dear, my lovely cousin. I am so sorry to hear of your passing. Though we had not seen each in a long while, you have been in my thoughts and prayers. I know that you will be wrapped in the arms of God now and smiling down upon us with all of the family. I wish Peace and comfort to your family and siblings.
Love to all my cousins.
Patty and Tom