Marie Casademont, 87, a longtime resident of Marblehead, passed away on Monday, April 1st of a long pulmonary illness. She was a loving mother to three daughters who were raised in Marblehead. She was a reading teacher in the Salem public elementary schools for many years, and received her Masters in Education from Salem State College. Marie was born to Raymond and Terry Murphy on May 1st, 1925, in the Bronx, New York; and attended The College of Mount Saint Vincent in Riverdale, New York. She worked in advertising in Manhattan before marrying John Casademont, now deceased. Marie loved children, enjoyed gardening, and particularly loved the ocean. She spent many hours swimming happily off the beaches in Marblehead. She is survived by her three daughters, Clare Casademont of Houston, Texas; Joan Casademont of Topanga, California; and Tina Casademont of Hamilton, Massachus- etts; and by her sister, Joan Murphy of Marblehead. She had three grandchildren, Isabelle Metz of Houston, Texas; and Harrison and William Larkins of Topanga, California. A funeral mass was celebrated at Our Lady Star of the Sea Church, 85 Atlantic Avenue, Marblehead at 12PM on Saturday, April 6th. Interment followed in Waterside Cemetery, Marblehead. Relatives and friends were respectfully invited. Please visit the online guestbook for Marie at www.eustisandcornellfuneral home.com.
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Published in The Marblehead Reporter from Apr. 4 to Apr. 11, 2013