Loretta M. Marcheschi, a former Kimberly-Clark Corp. and Tops Markets employee, died Tuesday in Our Lady of Peace Nursing Care Residence, Lewiston, after a brief illness. She was 78.
Born Loretta Marielle in Niagara Falls, she attended local schools.
She had worked for Kimberly-Clark and later for Tops, both in Niagara Falls.
Mrs. Marcheschi enjoyed baking and was known for her cheesecakes, which she made for family and friends.
Her husband of 52 years, Frank J., died last year.
Survivors include a daughter, Jo Ann M. Campagna of Wheatfield; three sisters, Rose Fagard and Elizabeth Warner, both of Niagara Falls, and Frances Lesso of Denver; a brother, Joseph Marielle of Niagara Falls; and two grandchildren.
A Mass of Christian Burial will be offered at 11 a.m. Friday in Prince of Peace Catholic Church, 1055 N. Military Road, Town of Niagara. Burial will be in St. Joseph Cemetery, Niagara Falls.