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Marie L. MacConnell, 85, of Westborough

Obit Marie L. MacConnellWestborough – Marie L. MacConnell, 85, of Westborough, passed away peacefully Wednesday, June 18, 2014 at the Coleman House in Northborough. Her husband of 63 years, Alfred R. MacConnell, passed away in December 2013.

Born in Westborough, she was the daughter of the late Whitman and Ellen (Ward) Cross. She was educated in Westborough schools and was a 1947 graduate of Westborough High School.

Marie was employed as a librarian for the Westborough Public Schools working at the Fales Elementary School for 25 years. She was a communicant of St. Luke the Evangelist Church, enjoyed knitting, playing bridge, and traveling.

Marie is survived by one daughter, Ann M. Lister and her husband Bob of Vineyard Haven; one son, James A. MacConnell and his wife Susan of Walnut Port, Penn.; a daughter-in-law, Deborah MacConnell of Rochdale; six grandchildren; seven great-grandchildren; and many nieces and nephews. She was the mother of the late Stephen A. MacConnell, who passed away in 2010, and sister of the late Francis Cross and Gerald Cross.

Her funeral Mass will be celebrated Monday, June 23, at 10:30 a.m., in St. Luke the Evangelist Church, 70 West Main St., Westborough. Burial will follow in St. Luke's Cemetery. Calling hours are Sunday, June 22, from 2 – 5 p.m., at the Rand-Harper-Pickering Westborough Funeral Home, 62 West Main St.

In lieu of flowers, donations in her memory may be made to the Alzheimer's Association, 480 Pleasant St., Watertown, MA 02472 or to St. Luke the Evangelist Church Memorial Fund, 70 West Main St., Westborough, MA 01581.

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