Danvers — Mary T. “Marie” Caico, 85, formerly of Lynnfield, wife of the late Anthony J. Caico, died with her family by her side on Saturday, November 2, 2013, at Putnam Farm in Danvers.
Marie was born in Jamaica Plain on December 15, 1927, and was the daughter of the late Gerald and Martha McCarthy. In 1948, she married Anthony J Caico with whom she shared 63 years of marriage. During Anthony’s military career in the U.S. Navy, they were stationed at numerous naval bases throughout the United States. Following his retirement, they resided in several North Shore communities.
Marie was a loving mother and wife, who devoted her life to creating a home for her family. Later in life, she was the proud grandmother of eight and great-grandmother of five, whom she adored. She and her late husband wintered in Florida, enjoyed vacationing with friends and family. She also enjoyed playing cards and reading.
Marie is survived by her children, Nancy M. and her husband, Alex DeBaggis of Mashpee, William J. and his wife, Mary, of Salem, Carol A. Sterling of Nashua, N.H., Mary J. and her husband, Dr. Paul Peicott of Danvers, and Deborah J. and her husband, Kevin Toohey of Windham, N.H.; a sister, Ellie Burns of Jamaica Plain; her grandchildren, Julie Costello, Nicholas DeBaggis, Edward Jones, Nicole Allain, Christina Datoli, Michele Brown, Jennifer Peicott and Tyler Toohey; several niece and nephews; and her dear friend and caregiver, Beth Fraher. She was predeceased by two sisters, Eileen Loughnane and Martha McCarthy.
ARRANGEMENTS: The family will receive relatives and friends on Tuesday, November 5, from 4 to 7 p.m., at the Conway, Cahill-Brodeur Funeral Home, 82 Lynn Street, Peabody. Her funeral will be held on Wednesday, November 6, at 9:45 a.m., from the funeral home, followed by a Mass of Christian Burial at 11 a.m., at St. Adelaide Church, 708 Lowell Street, Peabody. Memorial contributions may be made in her memory to the Alzheimer’s Association, 480 Pleasant St., Watertown, MA 02472, or www.alz.org/MANH. Burial will be in Forest Hill Cemetery, Lynnfield.
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