Marie J. Simpson
Marie J. (DiStefano) Simpson of Malden, passed away Tuesday
evening surrounded by her loving family, she was 78. Marie is
the daughter of the late Charles & Maria (Abramo) DiStefano. She
was born in Boston, and raised in Malden. She attended the
Cheverus Catholic School in Malden.
After her schooling she would meet the love of her life, Frank Simpson
"Junior". The couple married in December of 1959 and remained
in Malden. They would later start a family and welcome in four
daughters & 2 sons.
When Marie’s children got older, Marie started her working
career as a Chef working in East Boston, for American Airlines
and Lufthansa Airlines cooking meals for the first class
passengers. She worked evenings for twenty five years, until she
retired in 1990.
She loved going to bingo, and was considered an avid reader. She
loved cooking & baking for all her loving family. She also
enjoyed her time gardening with her husband in the backyard.
Marie is the devoted mother of Donna Haigh of Malden, Cathleen
Moore & Frank Simpson both of Methuen, Lori Fierro & Steven
Simpson both of Malden. She was the cherished grandmother of
seventeen grandchildren and two great-grandchildren.
Marie was preceded in death by her beloved husband Frank Simpson Jr., they were married for fifty-nine years,
until Frank’s passing in December of 2017. She was the loving
mother of the late Elaine Haskell.
Friends and relatives are invited to a funeral service in the
Weir-MacCuish Golden Rule Funeral Home, 144 Salem St, Malden, on
Saturday, November 10, 2018 at 10 AM, followed by interment in
Forest Dale Cemetery, Malden.
will be held on Friday afternoon in the funeral home from 4 – 8