Marilyn E. DiPrato
Windsor Locks Funeral Home
441 Spring Street
Windsor Locks, CT
Marilyn E. DiPrato, 95, of Windsor Locks passed away peacefully with her sons by her side on Saturday, Nov. 20, 2021.

Marilyn was born Aug. 12, 1926, in Bridgewater, Maine. She was the daughter of Beth MacDonald. After graduating high school at 16, she moved to Hartford to attend hairdressing school. While residing in Hartford, she met her future husband, Victor DiPrato. Soon after marriage, they moved to Windsor Locks where they raised four boys. It was here that Marilyn began her hairdressing business, Marilyn's Beauty Salon. She enjoyed her salon, retiring at 85.

She is survived by Perry DiPrato (Kathleen) of Suffield and Tracey DiPrato (Stephanie) of Tiverton, Rhode Island; and two daughters-in-law, Maureen DiPrato and Lori DiPrato, both of Windsor Locks. She leaves behind the daughter she always wanted, Christine O'Connor Wrabel. Marilyn also leaves behind her grandchildren, Meghan, Jared, Jesse, David, Karen, Anthony, Tyler, Donna, Gina, Bianca, and Bailey; and six great-grandchildren. She was predeceased by her husband Victor's two sons, Bruce and Dean' and two brothers Buddy and Lloyd.

A special thank you to Trish Houghton for taking care of our Mother. Marilyn enjoyed life to the fullest, especially with her family and friends.

A funeral service will be celebrated for Marilyn at 11 a.m., on Wednesday, Nov. 24, 2021, at Windsor Locks Funeral Home, 441 Spring St., Windsor Locks. Guests are welcome to arrive up to 30 minutes prior to the service to greet the family. Burial will follow in St. Mary's Cemetery.

Donations in Marilyn's memory may be made to Dementia Society of America, PO Box 600, Doylestown, PA 18901 or visit


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Published by Journal Inquirer from Nov. 22 to Nov. 26, 2021.
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Donna introduced me to her grandma many years ago and I knew right off the bat that Marilyn was a gem! Very special. I hope to someday be as cool, carefree, inspirational, mellow and on point, as she was. She knew how to have a good time and be kind to others. She will be greatly missed.
November 28, 2021
Marilyn cut or hair forever. Such a funny lady. God speed.
Gail Gamble McLeland
November 25, 2021
I so enjoyed my dad Lloyd and his sister, Marilyn dancing the night away at weddings. Such a great memory for me.
Holly Danyliw
November 22, 2021
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