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  • Writer's pictureThe Hammonton Gazette


Marie K. Crescenzo (nee Parisi)

Marie K. Crescenzo (nee Parisi), 92, of Hammonton, N.J., passed away peacefully on January 7th at her home. Marie was born and raised in Hammonton. She graduated from Hammonton High School in 1948. She was the bookkeeper for her father’s Chrysler and Plymouth car dealership, Parisi Motors, Inc., until his retirement. Marie was a seamstress, and as a hobby, made hats, as well as a talented artisan who taught ceramics and porcelain doll-making. Annually, she would host a doll show having her students sell and display their creations. In addition to her hobbies, she was an accomplished cook and baker and enjoyed hosting dinners and luncheons for family and friends.

She is predeceased by her husband, William H. Crescenzo; parents, Peter and Mae (nee Siracusa) Parisi; and son-in-law, Frank (Sonny) Silipino. Marie is survived by her children, Sandy Silipino, William H. Crescenzo, Jr. and his wife Kathleen A. (nee Tanger), and Gregory W. Crescenzo, all of Hammonton, N.J.; and her sister, Kathleen Crescenzo. She is the loving grandmother of Peter F. Silipino (Jennifer), Andrew W. Silipino (Michelle); Great-Grandmother of Peter, Jr., Alexander, Adeline, and Gabriella Silipino.

Relatives and friends were invited to attend her viewing Tuesday, January 10, 2023 from 6 p.m. – 9 p.m. at the Marinella Funeral Home 102 N. Third St. Hammonton, N.J. 08037. A Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated Wednesday, January 11, 11 a.m. at St. Mary of Mt. Carmel Parish - St. Joseph Church Third & French Streets Hammonton, N.J. Entombment will follow at Holy Sepulchre Cemetery 124 S. First Rd. Hammonton, N.J. 08037.

Donations may be made in Marie’s memory to SS. Peter and Paul Traditional Catholic Church 545 S. White Horse Pike Hammonton, N.J. 08037, St. Mary of Mt. Carmel Parish, 3rd and French Streets Hammonton, N.J. 08037, Hammonton Education Foundation, PO Box 552 Hammonton, N.J. 08037.

Arrangements made by Marinella Funeral Home


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