MALEK Marie S. (DeBenedictis) Lifelong resident of Dedham, passed away on August 26, 2022. Beloved wife of David J. Malek. Devoted mother of David A. Malek and his wife Donna of Groton, Tina Malek of West Roxbury, and Nancy Littman and her husband David of Dedham. Loving grandmother of Kirsten and Connor Malek and Noah and Talia Littman. Sister of Eleanor Bruno and her late husband Joseph of Westwood, Nancy McLaughlin and her husband Neil of East Dennis, and Anthony DeBenedictis and his wife Maria of West Roxbury. Also survived by many nieces and nephews.
Marie was a graduate of Dedham High School 1957, and of Mt. Ida College. She was a longtime secretary for the Town of Dedham Youth Commission.
Marie was intelligent, witty, and most of all extremely caring and giving to all her family and friends. She was a "Renaissance woman" who created the most beautiful house and home, an avid gardener and master Italian chef. She enjoyed traveling with her beloved husband and family to Truro, Italy, and Majorca, creating cherished memories. She touched the hearts of everyone she met.
Visiting hours will be held at the George F. Doherty & Sons Wilson-Cannon Funeral Home 456 High St. Dedham on Wednesday, August 31st from 4-7pm. A Funeral Service will be held in the funeral home on Thursday September 1st at 11am. Interment Brookdale Cemetery. Expressions of sympathy may be made in Marie’s memory to The Lustgarten Foundation 415 Crossways Park Dr D, Woodbury, NY 11797, https://lustgarten.org