Marie Olivolo

Obituary of Marie G Olivolo

Marie G (Marotta) Olivolo, 82, of Winthrop and formerly of Peabody, died Wednesday morning surrounded by her loving family at the Kaplan Family Hospice House in Danvers following a brief illness. She was the devoted wife of the late Charles C. Olivolo with whom she shared over 50 years of marriage. Born in Boston, she was the daughter of the late Alfred and Rose (Bordinaro) Marotta. She was raised in the North End of Boston and later moved to Winthrop where she graduated from Winthrop High School, class of 1955. She later lived in Peabody for 53 years and has spent the last 3 years living back in Winthrop. Marie first started working for her husband Charles as a bookkeeper at Tracy Auto Parts in Revere and continued working at Jordan Marsh and Macy’s as a fine jewelry and fragrance specialist until she finally retired. While living in Peabody, she taught CCD at St. Adelaide’s Church for many years. Her favorite endeavor though was spending time with her family and sharing in all of their extracurricular activities. Marie is survived by her daughter and son-in-law, Michele and Rick Risti of Peabody, her son and daughter-in-law, Scott and Leah Olivolo of Middleburg, FL, her brother, Alfred J. Marotta, Jr and his wife Donna of Saugus and her sister, Anne Riccardelli and her husband Joseph of Stoneham and is also survived by her beloved three grandchildren, Vanessa and Erica Risti and Anthony Olivolo and by several nieces, nephews, and cousins. She was predeceased by her son Charles T. Olivolo. Visiting hours will be held on Monday from 9:00 until 10:30 AM at the Conway, Cahill-Brodeur Funeral Home, 82 Lynn St, Peabody, followed by her Funeral Mass at 11:00 AM at St. Adelaide’s Church, Peabody to which relatives and friends are kindly invited to attend. Burial will be in Puritan Lawn Memorial Park, Lake St, Peabody. In lieu of flowers, donations can be made to the Kaplan Family Hospice House, 78 Liberty St, Danvers, MA 01923 or to the American Cancer Society, 30 Speen St, Framingham, MA 0170.
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