December 30, 1947 - January 15, 2013
On the morning of January 15, 2013, Marie Elaine Heston of Sarasota passed away at 65 years of age from complications due to renal cell cancer. Marie, known around town as "the angel lady," was an avid crafter who brightened the day of anyone she came across by, in what can only be called random acts of kindness, freely giving her handmade small, beaded angel figurines to perfect strangers and friends alike.
Marie is survived by her husband of 44 years, Earl Anthony Heston, Jr., as well her mother Matilda "Tillie" Marsilii, her two children Tony Heston of Centerville, Ohio, Laura Heston of Brooklyn, New York, and J.J., her beloved Papillion.
Memorial services will begin with a viewing Monday evening, January 21, from 5-7pm at Toale Brothers Funeral Home at 40 N. Orange Avenue in Sarasota. On Tuesday morning, January 22, at 9:30am a funeral mass will be held at Church of the Incarnation located at 2929 Bee Ridge Road. Sarasota National Cemetery will serve as her final resting place.