Marjorie C. Wright, of Melrose, formerly of Malden, on October 6, 2013 after a long illness at Epoch Senior Living in Melrose, at the age of 86. Marjorie was predeceased by four hours by her son, William P. Wright. She was born in Melrose and raised in Malden, daughter of of the late William and Ellen (MacLean) Dunlevy. She was a 1945 graduate of Malden High School as well as Malden Business School. She is a Korean War Era veteran of the United States Marine Corps. Marjorie was a member of the Massa-shushers Ski Club, Bartlett NH and the Sacred Hearts Church Ladies Sodality and, along with her husband, the North Shore Irish Association. After being a homemaker for many years she returned to work at Shawmut Bank in Boston in the 1980s. She was the beloved mother of Francis X., Jr. and his wife, Michelle, of Melrose, Mary Ellen Fava and her husband Anthony of Malden, and Kathleen M. and her husband Robert of Malden and the late William P. Wright, as well as grandsons Nicholas and John Wright, Daniel, Steven and William Fava, granddaughters Alycia and Erin Sullivan and great grandson Cameron Wright. Sister of Eleanor Coleman of NH and her late husband John, the late William Dunlevy and his wife Joan of Tewksbury, the late Jeanette Coleman and her late husband Thomas, and the late Frank Dunlevy. Funeral was held from the Gately Funeral Home, 79 W. Foster St., Melrose on Friday, Oct. 11th at 9AM, followed by a Mass of Christian burial in St. Mary's Church Herbert St., Melrose at 10AM. Relatives & friends attended. Visiting hours were held on Thursday from 3-9 PM. Burial in Forest Dale Cemetery, Malden. Donations in Marjorie's name may be made to Boston Children's Hospital, online at www. bostonchildrens.org/tribute or checks made payable to Boston Children's Hospital may be mailed to Boston Childrens Hospital Trust, 401 Park Drive, Suite 602, Boston, MA 02215.
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Gately Funeral Home
79 West Foster Street
Melrose, MA 02176
Published in The Malden Observer from Oct. 15 to Oct. 22, 2013