Marion May DeCola, 54, of Velvet Street, North Haven, passed away Sunday July 31, 2011 at the CT Hospice, Branford. Born in New Haven on November 15, 1956; daughter of the late John W. DeCola, Sr. and Dorothy M. Zimmerling DeCola. Marion had worked in food service for the Guilford House and later at St. Raphael’s Hospital. She was a member of the A.P.A. and loved to garden, play pool and spend time with her grandchildren. Mother of Joseph L. DeCola of East Haven. Sister of John W. (Tracy) DeCola, Jr. of North Branford, Paul M. (Lillian) DeCola of North Haven and David A. (Danielle) DeCola of North Branford. Grandmother of Amaria, Anastacia and Joey. Also survived by several nieces, nephews and a special friend Paul F. Ward.
Her funeral procession will leave the North Haven Funeral Home, 36 Washington Avenue Thursday morning at 8:45. A mass of Christian burial will be celebrated in Our Lady of Pompeii Church at 9:30. Interment will be private and at the convenience of the family. The visiting hours will be Wednesday (TODAY) from 5 to 8 pm. In lieu of flowers memorial contributions may be made to American Cancer Society, 825 Brook St., I-91 Tech Ctr. #3, Rocky Hill, CT 06067.