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Marion R. Zagarella

Obituary for Marion R. Zagarella

August 20, 1919 - August 9, 2017
Hanson, Massachusetts | Age 97


Marion R. (Colarusso) Zagarella, 97 of Hanson formerly of Abington died at home surrounded and cared for by her loving family. She was born on August 20, 1919 in East Boston the daughter of Italian immigrants, Guiseppe and Marguerita (Iovana) Colarusso. She was raised and educated in East Boston.

A longtime Abington resident, Mrs. Zagarella resided in Cape Coral, Florida and for the past six years she has resided with her daughter and son-in-law in Hanson. She had formerly been a member of the Ladies Sodality of St. Bridget's Church in Abington and had been a Campfire Leader in Abington.

Marion was the wife of the late Joseph L. Zagarella and the mother of the late Peter Zagarella. She is survived by her daughter Marilyn V. Weber and her husband Les of Hanson, five grandchildren, Angela Alexander and her husband David, Joseph Zagarella and his wife Jennifer, Jason Zagarella and his fiancé Christy Shatlock, Marlana Martinelli and her husband David and Nathan Weber. Also surviving are 9 great grandchildren and many nieces and nephews.

She was predeceased by her siblings, Sadie Sulmonette, Millie Turco, Philomena Juliano, Jennie Gargano, Louise Maffeo, Mary Rizzo, Annette Collins, Lucy Selvitella, Josephine Sciaraffa, Margaret Contestible, Thomas Colarusso and Helen Misiano.

The family welcomes friends and loved ones to celebrate her life at the Magoun-Biggins Funeral Home, 135 Union St., Rockland on Thursday, August 17, 2017 from 5-8 PM. A Funeral Mass will be celebrated in St. Bridget Church, in Abington on Friday August 18, 2017 at 9:00 AM. Burial will follow in St. Patrick's Cemetery in Rockland. Donations in her memory may be made to the Compassionate Care Hospice, 100 Myles Standish Boulevard, Suite 103, Taunton, MA 02780.

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Rockland, MA 02370
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