Marie Diane (Derosa)'s Story
Marie Diane (Derosa) St. John, 74, of Lawrence, passed away at the Nevins Nursing Home & Rehabilitation Centre in Methuen on Saturday, September 23, 2017.
Marie was born in Cambridge on August 9, 1943, the daughter of Ralph and Vincenzia (Perenelli) Derosa. She worked as an electronics solderer at Stellar Manufacturing in Salem, N.H., for over 20 years until her retirement. In her free time, she enjoyed knitting and crocheting and loved baking. She especially enjoyed making fresh cakes. Most of all, however, she loved spending time with her family, who were her life.
Marie will be deeply missed by her four children, Arthur St. John, Jr. and his wife, Lisa of Lawrence, Michelle St. John of Lowell, Richard St. John of Chelmsford, and Lisa St. John and her boyfriend, Wilmer Marquez of Salem, N.H.; six grandchildren; five great-grandchildren; and her brother, Robert Ellis of San Diego, Calif.
Family and friends will honor and celebrate Marie’s life by gathering for calling hours at the Kenneth H. Pollard Funeral Home, 233 Lawrence Street, Methuen on Wednesday, September 27, 2017, from 4 to 7 p.m. Following cremation, burial will be private and at the convenience of the family.
For directions or to send an online condolence to Marie’s family, please visit www.pollardfuneralhome.com. The Kenneth H. Pollard Funeral Home is honored to serve the St. John family.
Published on  September 26, 2017