My love, thoughts and prayers go out for the family and friends. I know that you miss your dear Marianne, and I pray for you to have a special kind of comfort and blessing today. Much love from Texas,
Marianne was a sunshine on a cloudy day. Yesterday,I woke up early and lowered my flag at my house. Sat quietly all alone and thought of my sweet friend. My prayers and thoughts are always with her brother joe and family. I will never forget and she is always in my thoughts and heart. Love and caring thoughts are always with her family. We all lost an angel that day.never forget!
I will certainly never forget that day ; and I will never forget you Marianne.. Thinking of you and your family this day of many xo
Still remember. Sending love to her family on this day of days.
This day comes and never gets easier. Know that we never will forget you. Mom and your brothers are always in my prayers. Love and pixie dust!
My sister gave me a rememberance bracelet with your name on it and flight number. You are remembered.
God watch over your loved ones. Know they miss you.
Thinking of you always Marianne. As I ran out in the early morning of September 11th. 2014....to my yard to lower my flag to half mast. My prayers and thoughts were with you and your family.
Thinking of you yesterday and always! *O*
Thinking of your family today Marianne! I will never forget your laugh:-) You were such a wonderful person with a huge heart!!
Thinking of you Marianne, Never forgotten...
Still remembering you, dear girl.
With Honor & Respect.
Such a warm, caring person...always a beautiful smile for everyone!
I will never forget your outgoing personality your generosity (giving me some old uniforms) lol thanks!
You will be forever missed..
Still think of you often, Marianne.
I think of you and remember the time we went white water rafting, i will always remember you and your smile xo
Will always remember your warm smile and laugh when we worked the express flights for Usair!
Thinking of you always....
Marianne, I think of you so often. You always mad me happy and smile even on days that were hard or sad for me. I miss you. I miss your smile. I miss your hugs. I miss your caring compassionate way. You will always be in my heart and I have to share that every september 11, I pray to you and honor you.Marianne ,an angel.
#wdw4ever Give Mom and Dad a hug for me. Mickey bars all around!!!
Here is your angel day again this year. I can finally say I got Abby to WDW this past August! It was HOT! But we thought of you and she loved it. You would love the new system with the Magic + program. We got to be in the testing group. <3 you and miss you. XoXo #WDW4eva !!!
So very sorry.......May G-D bring peace to your soul.
Today I sit here at my desk... at Twin Towers Correctional Facility, Los Angeles. The name alone still makes me uneasy to this day, and one can not help but remember that fateful day. I think of you, your family and the lovely words your mom shared when I met her. May your spirit continue to soar and may the world never forget.
I can not believe 12 years has passed. Thinking about you today......
Still remembering Marianne and the others, and their families and friends who are left to cherish their memories.
Another year has passed; and you are thought of so much.. Anyone that has worked in the aviation industry with you knows how passionate you were about ur job .. This day since 2001 has been very difficult.. We will never forget xo
Marianne, you and Jesus are dearly missed. You both have not been forgotten nor will you ever be here at United in Boston. Joann Paone and I went to the memorial here at the airport and told stories together and reflected on our memories of the both of you. You are angels among us that I know will always have wanted us to "Walk On", my song for you.
I have not forgotten, and it seems impossible that it's been 11 years. Sending love and hugs to Marianne's family.
I thought of her yesterday, and every other precious soul who sailed out into eternity on that day of days. Sending love and hugs to the MacFarlane family.
Missing you today and every day.
Thinking of you today and always. There was a car accident on the street the other day and your brothers were like super heroes. You would have been so proud. Heading to your Happy Place in a few weeks. I will carry you in my heart.
Thinking of you today. Will never let you be forgotten. Not that anyone could. #WDW4eva XOXO
We think of you often, I remember all the times you did TDY, in PQI, helping us, and your upbeat personality, and desire to please..you had an amazing spirit, and passion for what you did. You are truly missed.
I will think of you today. I will celebrate you and your fantastic smile when I make my yearly trip to your happy place.
Wow...ten years. Doesn't seem possible. You are missed.
Thinking of you today Marianne. I'll never forget!
Today on this 10th year anniversary of 9/11....Though I didn't know you Marianne and having only by chance have your mom Ann be my mom's school friend whom I met just last year, I want you to know that I wear a bracelet in your memory. Your name engraved forever in a black piece of metal wrapped around my wrist as a reminder to me and everyone I meet that you and all those whose lives ended physically that day, live on in the hearts of all of us! I pray God keeps your soul at peace knowing you have touched many lives in life as well as death. Marianne I WILL NEVER FORGET.... THANK-YOU.
I hope that Marianne's family will see this. I worked with Marianne at USAirways Express and roomed with her at our trainings and meetings. I was the Station Manager in Panama City, FL. I remember a meeting in Reading,PA....we all met for dinner at TGIF's and were playing games. We were singing showtunes, and Marianne being on my team, decides to yell out "STELLA"!!! The whole restaurant roared in laughter, and I called her that ever since. We all miss her, and send our love to your family enduring life each day without her. Her great smile and contagious giggle is forever sketched in my mind. My thoughts and prayers are with you all today and always!!!
Marianne, I am thinking of you today as I do every year around this time and remembering the times we've spent together. I looked back to when I wrote on here 10 years ago and posted the picture of the two of us on splash mountain together. I remember that trip to disney like it was yesterday, so hard to believe that it was 10 years ago. You buying me mickey mouse shaped ice cream a few hours before we took off for florida and saying "get in the mood kid." You always had that fun loving attitude that made people want to be around you. I can't believe I actually got you to ride the merry-go-round as the first ride we went on at disney! On our flight to florida you gave me two little slot machine handheld games that you had bought because you were so excited about your trip to Vegas and I was so nervous about flying, you really helped calm my nerves but that's just how you were. You are missed greatly and the world is surely a lesser place without you in it.
Another year has rolled around, and we relive the pain, shock, tragedy and anger of that day in 2001. I think of Marianne often, and wonder how her family is doing. I cannot even begin to process grieving for a loved one who passed so tragically, but we are all remembering, especially on this weekend, the 10th anniversary of all those souls passing. Please know that we stand with you, in our own way, and send prayers to the heavens and ask for mercy and blessings for you.
Marianne, you are never far from my thoughts. Over the last 10 years I have always wondered what your life would have been like if not for that day. I know that you are an angel looking over your family that you loved so much, your friends that you loved as well. I try to keep your love for life, family and friends with me in my daily life. You were one of a kind and you are missed. Your legacy continues, your family and friends will always carry your spirit with them as well as I. I will hold my memories of you in my heart, and will be sure to tell my 4 year old son all about you as he learns about September 11th. You are truly an angel.
Marianne was my first co-worker in aviation in 1995. We trained together for a bit, then she decided to head back up north. My thoughts are with her family this week, as every week since 9/11. Still in aviation, and having worked that tragic day, she is never far from my thoughts.
On August 17, 2011 my husband and I left Manistee, MI to join 1719 other bikes in the America's 9/11 Foundation's Memorial motorcycle ride. People from across the country as well as from Canada and Australia made up the group of 2800. This is the largest police escorted ride. The funds raised go towards scholarships for children of first responders. This ride to remember and never forget is especially meaningful to us since my husband has been a professional fire fighter for 35 years. He is originally from upstate NY and that is where he began his career. At the beginning of the ride this year when we arrived in Somerset, PA to register, we were each given a card with the name of a person we would be riding in memory of. I was given the honor of riding in memory of Marianne.
On this past Sunday Sept. 12th my mother and I had the pleasure of having lunch with four of my mom's high school girlfriends from days gone by. Among those four girls was Marianne's mother Ann. I am forever greatful that God brought us together that day. A day that brought 9/11, Marianne and Ann personally close to my heart. Oddly, I work at the Twin Towers Jail in Los Angeles, Ca. which keeps 9/11 in my mind on a daily basis. Evil was working overtime that day...but we now have 3000 more Angels watching over us. Marianne and I have just met through the wonderful stories a mother tells of her child. I'd like to think that I now have a dear new friend here on earth and an even more wonderful one waiting to meet me in heaven. Thank-you Ann and more importantly I truly thank-you Marianne from the depth of my heart.
This past Saturday, over 3000 bikers gathered in Kansas City to ride in memory of those who perished on 9/11. I was honored that Marianne "rode" with me (a card to represent her was placed on my motorcycle for the ride).
RIP Marianne...you have not been forgotten.
Still remembering Marianne and her lovely smile.Wondering what she is doing in heaven now.
To the family of Marianne MacFarlane:
Marianne gave the ultimate sacrifice and will be held in the hearts of Americans forever. I cannot and will not let our heroes of September 11 be forgotten. My deepest sympathy to you.
"Don't Let The Memory Of Them Drift Away"
We all miss you and love you very much.
Thinking of you today. Joe's wedding was really nice and your Mom gave you a special tribute. I will visit your brick as always this Feb. xoxo
Marianne...we are thinking of you today and always. Especially this past July when I visited Disney. I saw your smile everywhere and visited your brick...I love that it is right outside the Magic Kingdom! xoxo
Dear family of Marianne,
Today, and through the next week I am wearing a bracelet with Marianne's name on it. I do this to honor her memory, even though never having met her. I pray for God's comfort, healing, peace, & hope for each of you.
Hello Mrs Macfarlane
We only met once I am Pilot with then Commuteair of Plattsburgh NY and we a pretty good group from BOS headed North for a Raft trip in Maine and as Usual we were waiting on Marianne to get ready. and of course she had better ideas about surrendering her keys at the rafting the company so they weren't get lost on the trips she didn't and the keys got lost and ya had to Fedex some to her typical MARIANNE HARD HEADED BUT very lovelable enjoyed every moment being with her. I miss her very much and I know she died doing what she enjoyed most other than giving her friends static was traveling. I Think of her often and miss her contagious smile and whit. Take Care Sign The Dog
Marianne.....you are in our hearts and prayers today..
I never met Marianne but I listened to her big brother George talk about her and I'm sorry I didn't have the chance to know her. She seemed like a wonderful person who Loved life and her family & friends very much! In every picture I've seen of her she had that big beautiful smile & her eyes sparkled like diamonds, she was such a beautiful girl. Listening to the family talk about her and reading the tributes here makes me realize how much she was Loved and how deeply she touched everyone she came in contact with,the world is a much darker & sadder place without her but Heaven gained an angel.Her family will always have some to watch over them. Rest in Peace Marianne you will always be in my prayers. I'm proud to be able to say that I am part of your family.
Marianne..We are thinking of you today...
Marianne...You are constantly in my thoughts. I was so fortunate to know you and will always remember what a great friend you were. Always smiling and fun to be around. Your friend, Joe Hesano (Poplar Grove, IL)
To Anne, George, Joe, and the rest of Marianne's family. I want to you all to know that Marianne's spirit and zest for life will always be remembered by quite a lot of people from many diverse backrounds.Marianne is probaly looking down from Heaven and waiting patiently for everyone to join her so that one big party can be had upstairs. I do know that she is resting in peace
As I stitched your name on the memorial that I am doing for all of the victims, I prayed for you and your family. Please know that your death was not in vain. We will always remember. God Bless.
God Bless Marianne and her family.Iam very sorry for your loss.You sound like such a nice family.I hope you find peace and happiness.You will always be in my prayers
Thinking about you always. Miss You
Thinking of you & your family today & always.
With Love, Julie Jolliemore & family
Here we are again. I haven't forgotten about you. I tell people about you all the time. Still haven't taken Abigail to WDW. Imagine hu? The crime of it all...LOL But we play powerball hoping to get the money to take her.
I did not know Marianne, but I have carried her with me almost everyday since Christmas of 2001. I received a "mercy bracelet" as a gift that year that has Marianne's name on it. I wear it quite often and pray for her and her family every time I put it on. You will never be forgotten, nor will your family and friends you left behind. De Colores...
It is so nice to read the many wonderful memories of you. I was one of Marianne's roommates down in Orlando when we worked with US Airways. I will never forget the morning you got up and prepared yourself for the management job up in Maine. You were defiantly a go getter and full of life. I will always remember the days. I miss you and will always be praying for your family.
I just want you to know I have not forgotten you, especially today. I got married and have a daughter now. We moved to North Carolina, and guess what? Flo gets on the plane to see me now. She still hates to fly, but loves Abigail. Love you and thinking of you and your family now and often.
I had the pleasure of knowing Marianne when she was the station manager for USAIRWAYS at Bangor International Airport in Bangor Maine.We shared a bond of losing our Dads so suddenly. We would talk about our experiences and she was always so upbeat and always knew the right thing to say. I was so saddened to hear that Marianne was on that fateful flight. Those of us that knew her while she was here in Bangor have some great memories. The BGR airport staff that was lucky enough to know Marianne and work with her miss her dearly. She wasn't in Bangor long before returning home, but she left her mark here and we will never forget her or her beautiful smile!
Our thoughts and prayers on this 3rd Anniversary are with Marianne's family.
Rest in Peace Marianne
Marianne,You and Your Family are always in our heart and prayers.
My sister Sue is married to Tom Lassiter, Marianne's cousin. The connections to that tragic day reach all over the world and we all have been touched by it somehow. To Anne, George, Joseph and all of Marianne's friends and extended family...I cannot know your grief, but I share your pain.
I watched with despair that fateful day on September 11th and thought it was the end of the world. I prayed for all who lost their lives and then when I was reading the passenger list I saw your name. I thought, "OH MY GOD, she lived only down the street from me." It really broke my heart to see your name in the newspaper. Now every time I hear the words, "SEPTEMBER 11th" it is YOU that comes to mind. MAY GOD BLESS YOU AND KEEP YOU IN HIS LOVING ARMS. We all miss you and feel sad that you had to represent the city of Revere this way but YOU WILL NEVER BE FORGOTTEN AND WILL ALWAYS BE IN OUR HEARTS AND PRAYERS.
1 mile was walked to honor the life of Marianne and all the friends, families and loved ones she left behind. May you find some comfort in knowing that you do not grieve alone. Marianne, may you rest in peace.
My deepest condolences to Marianne's family and friends. Although we were cousins (Edna MacFarlane Akstin was my mom), I never met Marianne. After reading all the tributes, I wish I had known her. May the peace of God be with you as you grieve and remember her life.
My thoughts go to Marianne and her family and friends at this time. Although I never met her, as a fellow Disney Store cast member, I feel like she was part of my "extended family". She put a human face on what was an unimaginably vast, almost abstract tragedy. I think we could have become fast friends if I had been lucky enough to meet her; after reading the tributes here,I am certain of it. Tomorrow I will probably shed many tears, but I will also urge myself to laugh and find some brief joy, in Marianne's honor.
God bless you and your family.
I did Marianne's quilt square for the United in Memory Quilt Project Although I never knew her, she seemed to be such a caring person. My heart goes out to her friends and family.
Marianne~ Losing you hurt so many people. It hurt so much to see how much pain my mom was in every day for a long time, and everyone else at United. I remember when you went with us to Disney World and how much fun you shared with us. Im glad that we got to share that with you and I know that you are in a safe place and looking after everyone here. You were such a kind, funny and loving person and you will always be remembered.
Today on my way to the dentist, I passed your house and said a little prayer. I thought of junior high at McKinley and bike riding after school to Burger King. The world was just a little kinder then. God bless you and your family.
Marianne - I never met you, but I'll be forever thinking of you, & greatful that Jesus Sanchez, who also died on United flt. 175, was not alone when he died. Jesus is the father of our 6 year old son Marc Antoni. God will watch over your family, just as you watched over Jesus that day. I see your mom at work & can certainly feel her pain. We'll somehow get through this, & one day we'll be together again with you & Jesus. May God hold close his newest angel, as we will hold the memories in our hearts forever! Lynn Greene
To the family and friends of Marianne (and to Marianne especially): I never got to know you that well and that was a sin. You always had a smile on your face and always treated me and my family great and like VIPS when we checked in with you. I used to stand in line and work it so that I would get you for checkin at United in Boston. Know I think of you frequently and you are in my prayers. There is a new shining star in the heavens- your spirit lives on.... Nikki/IDG Travel Agent
PS At the site in NYC I added your name to the sheets posted in front of the little church. They are destined to the future and you belonged there. May you be at peace and happy wherever you are.......
We shared alot of fun shopping and apple picking. I will always watch married to the mob and think of you. And those burger king counters in Kittery ME. Now who's gonna tell the workers I'd like to order when they can't see me? I will always think of you and hug Mickey one more time for you. You are missed and never forgotten. ºOºRene'
I just wanted to say I am a St. Rose graduate like Marianne and we share a bond being from such a small school, although I didnt know her. My prayers and sympathies are with the family although you dont know me, know that Marianne is thought of often and remembered in my prayers always. God bless you.
We are very sorry for your loss of Marianne. May Marianne's life and love live on in those who love her. May precious memories of times together lighten the sorrow in your hearts. Our hearts cry with you.
We see your sorrow-
and our hearts cry....
We can not erase your pain
but you do not have to face the anguish alone-for we-
-the American people-
are beside you.
We so desperately want to have the touch that brings you comfort,
the strength that gives you courage,
and the words to lighten your spirits.
And when we are left speechless
may the silence of our nation weave love into your hearts
to ease your sorrow.
May you find healing through our nation's strength as we-
-the American people-
face this difficult time together. Our hearts are with you. Teresa Jahn
I still wear a black ribbon on my uniform. People often ask me what it stands for. I tell them that it is for the employees/crews of the September 11th disaster but mostly for Marianne. We didn't keep in great touch but I still can't believe she's gone. I'm trying to live as fully as possible..my tribute to her...because she always did.
I always wanted to boycott that MacDonalds for not having a drive thru too. They put one in now. Thanks for taking care of that for us. I will always remember that Halloween when you were dressed as Tigger the Tiger and I was in my father-in-law's maintenance uniform from the 1950's or something. Your lust for life was contagious and I will always remember your laugh and smile. Thank you for being part of my life.
I will always remember the great time we all had on the rafting trip you set up for the Bangor station employees and friends. What a great time we all had. Thanks, "Joe-Joe Dancer"
I'll always rember with a smile when we would argue about who's city's sports teams were better, New York or Boston and how you would always manage to get a "Yankees Sux" chant in all the time. It was alot of fun to work with you and get to know you, You'll always be in my heart. May you rest in peace and God keep you in his hands for all time. You Are Missed...
May god bless you and your family.
Marianne, We miss you and think of you everyday, there is so much to remember about you, but especially your honesty, we will always remember you, thank you, Love, Bob, Joanna, and Francesca
I miss calling and waking you up at 3:00am to come in early and bail me out of a late flight! You were always such a good sport about that! Not a day goes by that I don't think of you! You're in my prayers...God bless you!
Your kind smile and your zest for life will live within all us that knew you. Not a day goes by that you are not thought of and a smile comes to mind. You will never be forgotten.
We watched a lot of sunrises together on my Thursday morning doubles, we shared a lot of bagels as we watched. Every Thursday morning I relive those moments and laughs. You will always be with me, your spirit and love for life has forever made an impression on my life. May God protect you in his hands, and give you the wings to be the angel you should be. You are missed!
That morning you were in our weight watchers class telling us how you were off to Vegas! I warned you of the buffets. We were talking about habits and you told us you were going to boycott the Mcdonalds on rt 1 because they didnt have a drive thru. Ill boycott it for you! Whenever I pass by it Ill be thinking of you. Your picture should be located next to the word spitfire! You are in my thoughts and prayers.
Missing your great smile which lit up our whole office.
MY THOUGHTS AND PRAYERS GO OUT TO YOU ALL.MAY GOD BLESS YOU ALL.
MARIANNE MAY YOU REST IN PEACE.
Marianne: I remember Splash Mountain at Disney and how you were such a big kid! You went with me 5 times in one hour and we got soaked! I loved playing miniture golf with you. I will miss you greatly
Marianne: When I think of you I think of your smile, your enthusiam and love for life! You enjoyed every minute spent and always kept up the pace with your spirit. You loved to travel so now I think of you on angels wings, seeing the world as you so longed to do. God bless you and keep you safe, and remember, you are loved.