Angelina “Lee” Marino, 89, passed away peacefully Jan. 10, 2020, surrounded by her loving family.
Lee was born May 10, 1930, in Brooklyn, New York, daughter of Alfred and Angelina Baldassano. A graduate of Lincoln High School, she spoke fondly of working at Barricini Chocolates and the phone company as a young woman. She married Dominick Marino in 1950. Before moving to West Stockbridge from Brooklyn 1982, Lee was active in St. Terese of Lisieux parish and the local schools, and she was known for the childcare she provided in her home. Once in the Berkshires, she enjoyed working at various Berkshire County icons: Country Curtains, the Norman Rockwell Museum and Berkshire Bank. Lee was a devoted wife, mother, grandmother, and great grandmother.
Lee is survived by her daughter Laura Mars and husband Alfredo Proietti of Great Barrington, son Barry Marino and wife Marie of Staten Island, New York, and son Alfred Marino and wife Kim of West Stockbridge; grandchildren Emily and Michael, Anna and Anthony; and great-grandchildren Tessa and Luca. She was predeceased by her husband, Dominick, in 1998; and sisters May, Emma and Susan.
ALiturgy of Christian Burial will be celebrated Thursday, Jan. 16, at 10 a.m. at St. Peter’s Church in Great Barrington, conducted by Rev. William Murphy. Burial will follow at St. Peter’s Cemetery. The family will receive friends Wednesday, Jan. 15, from 4 to 7 p.m. at Finnerty & Stevens Funeral Home in Great Barrington. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the Marian Fathers, Stockbridge, Massachusetts, in care of Finnerty & Stevens Funeral Home, 426 Main St., Great Barrington, MA 01230. To send remembrances to the family, go to www.finnertyandstevens.com.