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Mary (Burke) Marrocco
July 27, 2021


Mary Marrocco, 93

Dateline: Norton, MA

Mary (Burke) Marrocco, age 93, of Norton, formerly of Johnston, Rhode Island, passed away peacefully on Tuesday, July 27, 2021 at the Sturdy Memorial Hospital in Attleboro. She was the beloved wife of the late Pio Marrocco.

Born in Providence, Rhode Island on June 1, 1928, she was a loving daughter of the late Alfred and Florence (Graben) Burke.

Mary grew up and was educated in Providence. Prior to retiring, she had been employed as a Matron for the Johnston, Rhode Island School System.

While living in Norton, she attended Saint Mary’s Church in Norton. Her favorite times were those spent with her family and her hobbies included bowling, crocheting and arts & crafts.

She was the devoted mother of Susan M. Martin and her husband Marshall of Norton and John Marrocco and his wife Carol of Johnston, Rhode Island. She was the dear sister of Ann Gauch of Johnston, Rhode Island and the late Florence Donofrio and John Burke. She is also survived by her loving 4 grandchildren, as well as 4 great grandchildren.

Private burial will be held at a later date at Highland Memorial Park in Johnston, Rhode Island.

Visiting hours are omitted and those wishing may remember Mary with a donation in her memory to St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital, 262 Danny Thomas Place, Memphis, TN 38105

Arrangements are under the care and direction of the Norton Memorial Funeral Home, 19 Clapp Street, Norton.

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Norton Memorial Funeral Home
19 Clapp Street
Norton, MA 02766