Florence C. (Watson) MarzakisFebruary 15, 1931 ~ June 19, 2017 (age 86)
Florence C. (Watson) Marzakis, 86, a longtime Framingham resident died Monday, June 19, 2017 in Mesa, AZ. Born in Malden, she was the daughter of the late Wilbur & Abigail (Speights) Watson, and the beloved wife of the late Nicholas Marzakis.
Florence spent her youth in Stoneham, and married the love of her life Nicholas in 1950. She started her family in Chelsea, and later moved to Saugus where she raised her three children, moving to Framingham in the late 1980’s. Florence enjoyed knitting, crocheting, and was an accomplished seamstress. In her working years, she was a nurse’s aid in a nursing home.
She is survived by her daughter Barbara J. Cary & her partner AJ Pierce of Jacksonville, NC, her daughter in law, Maryann Marzakis of Framingham, her grandchildren, Stacey Backman & her husband Jamie, Scott & his wife Melissa, Dennis W. Jr. & his wife Jill, Kristie Sullivan & her husband Gary, Christopher Cary & his wife Melissa, Ryan Cary & his wife Nataly, and Amber Redden & her husband Trever, 16 great grandchildren, her siblings, Charles Watson, Bertha Kirby, and Janet Watson, and many nieces and nephews. Besides her husband, Florence was predeceased by her sons, Dennis W. and Herbert N., and 5 siblings.
Family and friends will honor and remember Florence’s life by gathering for visiting hours in the McCarthy, McKinney & Lawler Funeral Home, 11 Lincoln St., Framingham on Sunday, June 25th from 2 – 5 P.M. Her funeral service will be held in the funeral home on Monday morning at 10 o’clock. Interment will take place in Evergreen Cemetery, Marlborough.