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Loretta Mary (Hatem) DeMarco

July 27, 1951 ~ December 3, 2023 (age 72) 72 Years Old

Loretta DeMarco Obituary

Loretta Mary DeMarco, 72, of Hampstead, NH passed away on Sunday, December 3rd, 2023, at
Dartmouth Hitchcock Medical Center in Lebanon, NH.

Loretta married Kenneth S. DeMarco in 1976 and together they raised their two children, Louis and Lisa, and lived in Hampstead, NH for 44 years. Loretta
was a parishioner of St. Anthony Maronite Catholic Church in Lawrence, MA.

Loretta graduated from North Andover High School in North Andover, MA and was awarded a Bachelor’s
Degree in Education from Salem State University located in Salem, MA. Loretta was a substitute teacher.
at Hampstead Central School and Hampstead Middle School for many years and loved being around
children. Loretta also worked at the Internal Revenue Service for 40 years in Andover and Methuen, MA, where she retired in 2017.
 

Loretta was a very kind and caring person and was always thinking of others. One of her favorite quotes
and best words of advice was “Some days there won’t be a song in your heart. Sing anyway.”
Loretta is survived by her husband of 47 years Kenneth S. DeMarco, daughter Lisa M. DeMarco, mother
Josephine M. Hatem, Aunt Rose Roux, brother Michael J. Hatem, sister Christine A. Duffy, as well as
several nieces, nephews, cousins, friends and neighbors. Loretta was predeceased by her father, Louis "Cassidy"
Hatem of North Andover, and her son Louis A. DeMarco of Hampstead, NH.
 

ARRANGEMENTS: Relatives and friends are respectfully invited to attend visiting hours and a Blessing
from St. Anthony Maronite Catholic Church on Friday, January 5, 2024, from 3:00 PM to 7:00 PM at
Farrah Funeral Home, 133 Lawrence Street, Lawrence, MA 01841. For directions or to leave
condolences, please visit see direction options below.
 

VISITATION and a Blessing from St. Anthony Maronite Catholic Church will be offered on Friday, January 5, 2024, from
3:00 PM to 7:00 PM at Farrah Funeral Home, 133 Lawrence Street, Lawrence, MA 01841.

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Services

Visitation
Friday
January 5, 2024

3:00 PM to 7:00 PM
Farrah Funeral Home
133 Lawrence Street
Lawrence, MA 01841

Donations

St. Anthony Maronite Church
145 Amesbury Street, Lawrence MA 01841
Tel: 1-978-685-7233
Web: http://www.stanthonylawrence.org

Friends of Ordway Park
11 Main Street, Hampstead NH 03841
Tel: 1-603-329-6666
Web: https://www.hampsteadnh.us/ordway-park-committee/slideshows/ordway-park

Please make donations via check to: Friends of Ordway Park

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