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“Dear Sue, Jack, Donna, Melissa, McKenzie and FamilyGod Bless you all. Our utmost thoughts and prayers are with you. Your dear Mom always had us...Read More »
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“Donna,So sorry to hear about the loss of your mother. I'm sure she was a wonderful lady because you are such a wonderful person! She leaves behind a...Read More »
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“Johnny and I are saddened to hear of Marilyn's Passing, and she will be in thoughts and prayers, as will her family. RIP "Hun" John and Sue...Read More »
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“I will miss visiting with Marilyn when I go to Sue's. She always made me laugh!! You are in my thoughts and prayers. With sincere sympathy, Joanne ...Read More »
4 of 6 | Posted by: Joanne Gilbert - Woburn, MA

“Donna, I am so sorry to hear about your mother. My heart goes out to you and the family.Donna ”
5 of 6 | Posted by: donna dufault - enfield, CT

“You have my deepest sympathy. May God's loving support comfort you during the difficult days ahead ~ Psalms 29:11 ”
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Marilyn Ann Torpey, age 82, of Wakefield, formerly of Somerville, died Monday, November 6 at her residence with her family by her side.

Born in Boston on November 24, 1934 she was the daughter of the late Joseph and Mildred (Zarella) Faletra.

Marilyn was raised in Charlestown and was a graduate of Charlestown High School. She had been a longtime Somerville resident, living in the area for 40 years before moving to Wakefield where she had been a resident for the past ten years. She loved to read and to gamble. She enjoyed travel, especially trips to Mohegan Sun and Las Vegas.

Marilyn was predeceased by the best husband a woman could ask for, the late Richard Torpey, with whom she spent more than 50 years of marriage. She was the loving mother of Donna Torpey and Susan Molloy and her husband Jack, all of Wakefield. She was the sister of Charles Faletra of Saugus, Carol Sexton of California, and the late Sandy Faletra. She was the adoring grandmother of Melissa and Makenzi. She is also survived by many nieces and nephews. She was predeceased by her beloved dog, Coco.

Relatives and friends are invited to a Funeral Mass celebrated in St. Florence Church, 47 Butler Ave., Wakefield on Wednesday at 10am. Interment to follow at Woodlawn Cemetery, Everett.