CAMPANA Marion Theresa- 93, died peacefully in her Wellesley home of fifty-three years surrounded by her family after a long illness. Born in Boston, she was the oldest of five children of Anthony and Frances Prestera. With her brothers and sister she spent her early years in Boston’s North End and Jamaica Plain before marrying Edmund Campana in 1944 and settling in Wellesley. She then spent sixty years working with her husband at EH Campana Tailor Shop at 352 Washington Street. Marion will be lovingly remembered by family and friends for her devotion to her children, grandchildren and great-grandchildren and for the wondrous homemade Italian food which was created in her kitchen. Marion was the beloved wife of the late Edmund H. Campana. Devoted mother of Frances M. Fallon and her husband Michael of Wellesley, Richard E. Campana and his wife Cynthia of Feeding Hills, MA. Grandmother of Lindsay Fitzgibbon, Casey, Brian, and Amy Fallon, William and Matthew Campana. Also survived by three great-grandchildren. Loving sister of Catherine Rouse of Belmont, Joseph Prestera of Newton, Anthony Prestera of Plymouth, and the late Francis Prestera. Funeral from the George F. Doherty & Sons Funeral Home, 477 Washington Street (Route 16) WELLESLEY, Friday at 9:00 A.M.. Funeral Mass in Saint Paul Church, Wellesley at 10:00 A.M. Relatives and friends kindly invited. Visiting hours Thursday 4:00 P.M. 8:00 P.M. Interment Woodlawn Cemetery, Wellesley. In lieu of flowers donations may be to the Italian Home for Children, 1125 Centre Street, Jamaica Plain, MA 02130. For directions and guestbook visit www.gfdoherty.com George F. Doherty & Sons Wellesley 781 235 4100
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Published in Boston Herald from July 17 to July 18, 2012