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Marie L. (nee-Martelli) DeFrank

April 8, 1924 - July 19, 2017

Teacher at St. Joseph Catholic School in West Orange


Service Date: July 24, 2017

In Lieu of Flowers: None

Obituaries » Marie L. (nee-Martelli) DeFrank

Marie L. (nee-Martelli) DeFrank passed away on Wednesday, July 19th 2017 at the Morris Hills Center/Genesis Elder Care in Morristown. She was 93.

Marie was born and raised in Orange. She lived West Orange before moving to Parsippany in September of 2002.

Marie was a teacher at St. Joseph Catholic School in West Orange for many years before retiring.

She was a member of St. Joseph’s Church in West Orange.

She was predeceased by her husband, Leonard P., who passed away in March of 2002 and her brother, Frank Martelli.

Survivors include her son, Gary R. and his wife, Karen of Morris Plains and her 2 grandchildren: Austin and Trevor.

Relatives and friends are invited to attend her Funeral Service at 11:15am on Monday, July 24th 2017 at the Par-Troy Funeral Home. 95 Parsippany Road, Parsippany. (973) 887 – 3235 or visit Interment: Gate of Heaven Cemetery, East Hanover. Visiting hours will be on Monday morning from 10:30 – 11:30 am at the Funeral Home.