MONTPELIER - Millicent Elizabeth Marchi, 84, a longtime resident of Montpelier, passed away at the Berlin Health and Rehabilitation Center on Sunday, May 11, 2014. Born in Waterbury on April 15, 1930, she was the daughter of the late Lincoln and Elizabeth (Robinson) Marchi.
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Millicent was a 1948 graduate of Waterbury High School and continued her education at Johnson Normal School, graduating in 1952. An educator throughout her career, she taught elementary school in Richmond and then for many years in Montpelier. A lover of all animals with a particular fondness for cats, Millicent gave many feline friends a home throughout the years.
Millicent is survived by her half-sister, Phyllis Gokey, of Waterbury, as well as nieces and nephews.
A Mass of Christian burial will be celebrated from St. Andrew Catholic Church in Waterbury on Thursday, May 15, 2014, at 2 p.m. Inurnment will follow in the Marchi family lot in Holy Cross Cemetery, Duxbury. For those who wish, memorial gifts would be appreciated to the Central Vermont Humane Society, P.O. Box 687, Montpelier, VT 05601 (www.cvhumane.com). Assisting the family is the Perkins-Parker Funeral Home and Cremation Service in Waterbury. To send online condolences please visit us at www.perkinsparker.com and Facebook.
Published in Times Argus on May 14, 2014