Jay – Anita F. Marchetti, 81, a lifelong resident of Jay, died suddenly, Monday, November 25th at her home in Jay, following a brief illiness. She was born October 12, 1932 in Jay, the daughter of William and Carmen (Groleau) Blais. She attended school at St. Rose of Lima School in Jay and was a 1950 graduate of Jay High School. Anita continued her education at Bliss Business College in Auburn. On August 21, 1954 at St. Rose of Lima Church she married her husband of 34 years, John R. Marchetti. He passed away December 27, 1988. Anita had a lifelong working career with the Jay School System. She worked as a secretary, 5th grade teacher and continued as an Ed-Tech after her retirement. Anita was a communicant of St. Rose of Lima Church, where she served as a Lector and taught religious education. She was also a member of Daughters of Isabella, the Haiti Committee, and the Thursday night Prayer Group of Medjugorje. Anita also sponsored a child through the Child’s Fund for over 30 years. Anita was a very gifted artist with many oil paintings throughout her home and in the homes of her family and friends. She liked gardening, canning and cooking. For many years Anita and her family enjoyed camping at the coast. Anita especially enjoyed spending time with her family having cookouts by the pool and sharing many memorable holidays. Anita was devoted to her family and her faith and will be deeply missed by those that knew and loved her. She is survived by daughters, Mary-Anne Castonguay and her husband Laurier of Jay; Maureen Martin and her husband Michael of Farmington; and her son, Martin “Marty” Marchetti of Jay; grandchildren, Emily and Neil Naples, Will Martin and wife Amanda, John Martin and wife Katie, and Joe, Jim and Tom Martin, great-grandchildren, Alex, Adam and 4 day old, Thomas Martin; her sisters-in-law, Carole Holt and Marie Marchetti both of Jay and many nieces and nephews. She was predeceased by her in-laws, Ronald and Jo Marchetti, Louis Marchetti, Jr., Joseph “Pip” and Bernadette Marchetti, Ralph Marchetti, Sandrina and Pete Roy, Rina and Robert Gallant and Laura and Arthur Moreau. Messages of condolence may be sent to: www.finleyfuneralhome.com
Marchetti – Died Monday, November 25, 2013 in Jay, Maine. Anita F. Marchetti, 81, a lifelong resident of Jay, Maine. A Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated, 11:00 AM on Saturday, November 30th at St. Rose of Lima Church, 1 Church Street, Jay, Maine. Visiting hours will be 6-8 PM on Friday, November 29th at FINLEY FUNERAL HOME, 15 Church Street, Livermore Falls, Maine. Daughters of Isabella will meet at the funeral home at 6:15 PM on Friday. Interment Holy Cross Cemetery, 445 Park Street, Livermore Falls, Maine. If desired contributions may be made to the: Haiti Committee, C/O St. Rose of Lima Church, 1 Church Street, Jay, Maine 04239.