BRIDGEPORT, W.Va. — Margaret J. Marra, 94, formerly of Clarksburg, West Virginia, passed away Wednesday, Oct. 4, 2017, at the Meadowview Manor Healthcare Center in Bridgeport, West Virginia.

She was born Aug. 19, 1923, in Cooks Mine, West Virginia, to the late John and Rose (DeLuca) Marra.

Margaret was a 1941 graduate of Washington-Irving High School and retired after serving many years as a secretary with the Engineer’s Office for the City of Clarksburg.

She was a member of Immaculate Conception Catholic Church.

She is survived by her caregivers, niece, Vickie Marra and nephew, Roger Marra, both of Mount Vernon, Ohio. Other survivors include niece, Angie Veltri, and nephew, Tom Veltri, as well as several great-nieces and great-nephews.

Along with her parents, she was preceded in death by five sisters, Flora Secreto, Mary Veltri, Lena Henner, Jeanne Marra and Catherine “Babes” Marra, and two brothers, Patsy J. Marra and Frank R. Marra. She was also preceded in death by one niece, Shirley Secreto and three nephews, Frank Secreto, John Secreto and Roger C. Marra.

Funeral mass will be celebrated Monday, Oct. 9, at 11 a.m., at Immaculate Conception Church, with burial at Holy Cross Cemetery in Clarksburg.

In lieu of flowers, the family suggests donations to the Residents Activity Fund at Meadowview Manor, 41 Crestview Terrace, Bridgeport, WV 26330 or the Building Fund at Immaculate Conception Church, 126 East Pike St., Clarksburg, WV 26301.

Amos-Carvelli Funeral Home of Nutter Fort is in charge of arrangements.

The family would like to express their sincere and deep thanks to the staff of Meadowview Manor for their love and care of Margaret these past several years.

Submitted by Vickie Marra and Roger Marra.

 

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