Mrs. Marchegiani was born in Monroe on October 21, 1925, daughter of Arthur and Rose (Franceschetti) Passardi. She attended schools in Monroe Bridge and graduated from Drury High School. Mrs. Marchegiani worked at Deerfield Glassine in Monroe as an executive secretary for more than 40 years until her retirement. She was a communicant of Blessed Sacrament Church in Greenfield. She enjoyed spending time with family and friends.
She was the widow of Bruno C. Marchegiani, who died on October 25, 2005. They were married on June 12, 1948. Survivors include one brother, Arthur Passardi and his wife Rosemarie, of Readsboro. She also leaves one sister-in-law, Mae Passardi, of Readsboro; and nieces, nephews, grandnieces, and grandnephews. A brother and a sister, Garfield Passardi and Ellen Hubley, are deceased.
A Liturgy of Christian Burial for Mrs. Marchegiani was celebrated on Wednesday, November 14, at Blessed Sacrament Church. Burial was in Village Cemetery in Readsboro. There were no calling hours. Memorial contributions may be made to Blessed Sacrament Church; St. Joachim’s Church; or Hospice of Franklin County in care of Flynn & Dagnoli-Montagna Home For Funerals Central Chapel, 74 Marshall Street, North Adams, MA 01247. To send flowers, a gift basket, card or message visit www.flynndagnolifuneralhomes.com.