Marianne O. Parker passed away on May 27th surrounded by family.
She was known for her kind heart, her faith in God, her contagious laugh and her love for family and friends. Known to many as Nan or MA, everyone who knew her loved her – and she loved them.
Born on May 13, 1937 in New Rochelle, to Edna (nee Lyell) and Francis J. Ouellette, she was a proud graduate of Dominican Academy, the College of New Rochelle and Iona College. She was a lifelong learner, earning a Masters degree in English literature at age 60.
She is survived by her son, Edward Dixon; daughter, Lyell Parker Lewis; son-in-law Matthew Lewis; and cherished granddaughter, Elizabeth; as well as many other family members who she loved. She is predeceased by her parents, her husbands Thomas Dixon and George Parker, and her brother Anthony Ouellette.
Visitation will be held at the George T. Davis Funeral Home, 16 Shea Place, New Rochelle, NY 10805 (914-632-0324) on Tuesday 6/1 from 4-8 pm. Marianne’s Funeral Mass will be held on Wednesday, 6/2 at 10 am at Our Lady of Perpetual Help Church, Fowler Avenue, Pelham Manor, NY 10803.In lieu of flowers, please make gifts to Dominican Academy Scholarship Fund in Marianne’s memory: Dominican Academy44 East 68th Street
New York, NY 10065Or at https://www.dominicanacademy.org/giving/donate (please include Marianne’s name)
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