Marion Convertino passed away peacefully Sunday, March 21st surrounded by the love of her family. She was 1 of 17 children born on April 21, 1929 in Feeding Hills to the late Vivian and Philip Hastings. She leaves behind 4 siblings: Robert Hastings,Vivian Hill, Ruth Hastings and Arthur Hastings. Marion was predeceased by her 2 husbands Joseph Bonacci and Paul Convertino; daughters Vivian Bonacci and Theresa Convertino; and sons-in-law Edward Pirhala, Mark Vincze and William Kramer. No words can express how greatly she will be missed by her devoted children, grandchildren and great grandchildren. One of her favorite sayings was, "my family is the closest" and the reason being is because of her personal strength and character, as well as the example she set for all us to follow. She was kind and loving inside and out. She leaves behind her many "bosses" as she lovingly referred to her children: Karen Pirhala, John Convertino and girlfriend Sue, Linda Vincze, Angela Kramer and her boyfriend Jodhy, Frank Convertino and wife Claudia, Grace Narreau and husband Ronald, and Robert and girlfriend Su. Her grandchildren and her great grandchildren brought her immense joy and happiness. Her many "bosses" became chopped liver when the kids were around. Damian Vincze and wife Chrissie and their daughters Autumn, Charlotte and Violet; Mark Vincze and wife Erin and their children Alexis & Ollie Vincze and Lelia Risdon; Nicole and husband Allen St. Jean and their children Lizzie & Jake; Nick DePalma and wife Yara and their children Nicky & Camila; Erica and her husband Paul Szymaszek and their son Julian; Max Kramer & wife Marissa; Cierra Rouse; Ross Convertino and girlfriend Stephanie Gray and their daughter Myla; Haley Convertino; Jesse Convertino; Amber and her husband Aaron Davis; and Rachel Narreau. Marion worked as an LPN for many years at Heritage Hall and was well respected by fellow employees and residents. Marion enjoyed doing puzzles that were "humdingers" and playing her version of solitaire that ironically she always won. Marion's family would like to thank the Wellington Memory Care Unit in Springfield for the care and love they provided her during her stay at assisted living, especially during the pandemic when visitation was on hold. She was very happy there which was a great comfort to her family. Marion experienced many hardships in her life but never let it get in the way of her happiness. She had a favorite saying when things did not turn out the way you hope, "That's the way the cookie crumbles." Services will be held at the convenience of the family. Memorial contributions may be made in Marion's name to St Jude's children's research, American Heart Association or any charity of your choice.
Colonial Forastiere Family Funeral Home is entrusted with final arrangements. www.forastierefuneralhome.com