Of Revere. Died in the loving presence of her family at the Kaplan Family Hospice in Danvers on Sunday, October 22nd following a brief illness, Marie just celebrated her 98th birthday, on September 25th.
Marie was born in Boston to her late parents Philip & Mary (Coco) DiModica. She was one of ten children. Marie was raised & educated in Revere and was an alumna of Revere high School, Class of 1943. On August 31st, 1946, Marie married the love of her life, William E. Fallon. The couple remained in Revere where they would raise their four sons. Marie was devoted to her family and proudly raised her children with good morals, values, and faith. Marie filled her home with happiness, love, and good examples. She welcomed her daughters-in-law as if they were her own daughters. She cherished her grandchildren as they were born and her great grandchildren. Marie also stayed very close to her siblings and their children. She also welcomed many of her son’s friends in as well.
Marie was best known for her baking. Marie made delicious pies, cakes, pastries, and other treats with love. She would always bake something for any occasion or simply visiting a friend. Marie later worked at Tiernan’s Flower Shop on Broadway for about 15 years where she managed the shop and designed floral arrangements. Marie’s happiest of times were spending time with her family and her devoted faith.
She is the beloved wife of 66 years to the late William E. Fallon, Sr. Loving mother of Dr. John A. Fallon and his late wife Irene of Lynnfield, Atty. William E. Fallon, Jr. and his wife Joan of Melrose, Francis X. Fallon and his wife Loretta, and Daniel J. Fallon and his wife Peggy of Lynnfield. Cherished grandmother of John A. Fallon, Jr. of Lynnfield, Jennifer A. Fallon & husband Michael Hanifan of Lynnfield, Elizabeth M. Fallon & husband Sean Brune of NH, Mark X. Fallon, both of Revere, and Christina M. Fallon of Lynnfield. Adored great grandmother of John A. Fallon, III., Cass Fallon, Fallon Brune & Shane Brune. Dear sister of the late Joan DeStefano, Frank, Domenic, Joseph, Catherine DiModica, Rose Carroll, Frances Dakin, Carmella Doherty & Celia Kelleher. She is also lovingly survived by a large extended family, many nieces, nephews, grandnieces, & grandnephews.
Family & Friends are respectfully invited to attend a Memorial Funeral Mass on Saturday, October 28th at 11:00 a.m. in St. Anthony of Padua Church, 250 Revere St., Revere. Interment will be held privately. In lieu of flowers, at Marie’s request, “Please spend some special times with your loved ones”.