Marie Elizabeth Principato
Mountain Home - Marie Elizabeth Principato of Mountain Home, Arkansas, passed away September 1, 2021, in Memphis, Tennessee, at the age of 69. She was born January 12, 1952, in Battle Creek, Michigan, the daughter of Robert and Bertha Moore Rochester. She married Donald Principato on October 4, 1973, in San Angelo, Texas and was a medic with the United States Air Force. Marie lived in Mountain Home since 1988. She enjoyed jigsaw puzzles, spending time with her grandchildren, and traveling.
Marie is survived by her husband, Donald S. Principato of Mountain Home, AR; two sons, Eric (Carey) Principato of Merriam Woods, MO and Mark (Monica) Principato of Flippin, AR; three grandsons, Logan, Cole, and Dominic Principato; sister, Cindy (Craig) Boatman of Eaton Rapids, MI; and their dog, Bella. She was preceded in death by her parents and brother, Rick Rochester.
Visitation will be Friday, September 3, 2021, from 6:00 pm until 8:00 pm, at Kirby & Family Funeral Home. A Graveside Service for Marie will be 10:00 am, Saturday, September 4, 2021, at Kirby's Tucker Memorial Cemetery, with Pastor Kyle Tardiff officiating. Military Honors will be provided by the United States Air Force Honor Guard. Due to current restrictions, masks are required.
Memorials may be made to Paralyzed Veterans of America
, 801 18th Street NW, Washington, DC 20006, www.pva.org
Arrangements are by Kirby and Family Funeral and Cremation Services - Mountain Home, Arkansas. Visit an online obituary and guestbook at www.kirbyandfamily.com
Published by Baxter Bulletin from Sep. 2 to Sep. 4, 2021.