Elizabeth T. Marciello
1928 - 2018
Elizabeth T. (Bigelow) Marciello, affectionately
called Betty, passed away on Saturday, September 15th, at the
age of 90. Elizabeth was born in Malden in 1928, the daughter of
John and Mary Bigelow. She was raised in Malden and graduated
from Malden High School with the class of 1946. In November of
1947, she married Nicholas J. Marciello, and the two settled
down in Malden to raise their family. They shared 33 years of
marriage together until Nicholas’s passing in 1980.
Over the years, Elizabeth had worked many jobs, most notable for
the North Shore Music Theater, where she was in charge of group
sales, as well as having a sales position with the Grayline Bus
Company in Boston. She was very civic minded, and was a longtime
poll worker, as well as a volunteer at the VA Medical Center in
Jamaica Plain. Elizabeth was also an active member of the
American Legion in Somerville. She was known for her excellent
cooking, and took great joy in helping to care for her
grandchildren while they were growing up.
Elizabeth is survived by her children, Robert Marciello and wife
Jill of Hanover, Debra Marciello of Gloucester, Nancy Gramolini
and husband James of Saugus, her sister, Shirley Thompson of N.
Reading, as well has her 8 grandchildren, 9 great grandchildren,
and one great great grandson.
Elizabeth was preceded in death by her husband Nicholas, her son
Dennis Marciello, and her brothers, John and William Bigelow,
and her sister Loraine Moscardini.
Family and friends may gather at 9 AM for a memorial service held on
Thursday, September 20th, at 10 AM, at the Weir - MacCuish Golden
Rule Funeral Home, 144 Salem St, Malden. Interment
will follow in Forest Dale Cemetery, Malden.