She was the wife of her childhood sweetheart, the late Raymond R. Conti who died in 2011.
Born in Newburgh, NY, she was the oldest of three children of the late James and Mary DiFranco. Marie was predeceased by her sisters Angelina and Patricia.
Marie was a graduate of Framingham High School class of 1950 and a former employee of Dennison Manufacturing Company.
She was also an active parishioner of St. Tarcisius Church in Framingham, where she enjoyed participating in many activities including processing weekly collections, fundraising activities and travel. Marie was a dedicated homemaker who loved to cook and cherished the time spent with her family.
She is survived by her daughters, Kathleen, Diane and Cindy; her two grandsons Michael and Matthew, her son-in-law Jack and many nieces and nephews.
Relatives and friends are invited to attend a time of visitation on Monday, August 28, at the Norton Funeral Home in Framingham, from 8:30 – 9:30 a.m. followed by her Funeral mass at 10 a.m. at St. Tarcisius Church, 562 Waverly Street, Framingham.
Burial will follow at St. Tarcisius Cemetery, Framingham.
In lieu of flowers, the family kindly requests memorial donations be made to Marie’s favorite charities, St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital, St. Jude Place, Memphis, TN 38105 or Catholic TV, P.O Box 9196, 34 Chestnut St., Watertown, MA 02471.