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Leona (Amero) Marshall, 92, wife of the late Arthur L. Marshall, Jr., of Gloucester passed away on Monday, December 5, 2016, at the Kaplan Family Hospice House in Danvers.
Born in Gloucester on September 29, 1924, she was the daughter of the late Raime and Jennie (White) Amero.
Leona was a graduate of St. Ann's School. She had worked at Seafood Kitchens for over 27 years, before her retirement.
She was very devout in her faith and was a lifelong member of St. Ann's Church and also enjoyed playing Bingo at the hall for many years.
She is survived by her children, Donna Griffin and husband, William of Gloucester; Arthur "Butch" Marshall III and wife, Linda of Gloucester; JoAnne Corrao and husband, Anthony of Essex; grandchildren, Allison Martin of Essex; Lauri Dye of Gloucester; Jackie Duquette and husband, Albert of Peabody; Karen Williams of Gloucester; Jonathan Sweet and wife, Jennifer of Lansdale, Pa.; Jeremy Sweet and wife, Nicole of Port Republic, Va.; great-grandchildren, Tyler Martin and companion, Deanna Norris, Torrie Martin, Jocelyn Forgette, Cameron and Jonathan Duquette, Emma, Rebecca and Noah Williams, Abigail Feener, Madison and Julianne Sweet; great-great-grandaughter, Gwen Leona Martin; grandson-in-law, Mike Feener; sisters-in-law, Alberta Trefry, Elli Marshall; and many nieces and nephews.
In addition to her husband, Arthur, she was predeceased by her granddaughter, Patricia Feener; and several brothers and sisters.
Her funeral Mass will be celebrated in St. Ann's Church on Saturday, December 10, at 11 a.m. Extended family and friends are cordially invited to attend.
Visiting hours will precede the funeral Mass on Saturday from 8:30 to 10:30 a.m. in the Greely Funeral Home, 212 Washington Street, Gloucester.
The burial will be held in Calvary Cemetery.
In lieu of flowers, contributions may be made in her name to the National Hemophilia Foundation, 7 Penn Plaza, Suite 1204, New York, NY 10001 or to the American Cancer Society, 30 Speen Street, Framingham, MA 01701.
For online condolences, please visit greelyfuneralhome.com.
Published on December 7, 2016
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