Weir Mac Cuish Family Funeral Home

144 Salem Street, Malden, MA 02148

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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.

Visiting hours will be held on Friday afternoon in the funeral home from 4 – 8 PM. 



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