She was born in Topsham, VT, on March 13, 1921, the daughter of Rolla and Myra (Jones) Barnes. She was a graduate of Groton High School.
Marie had resided in Claremont since 1940. She had worked for Goodyear Tire & Rubber as an inspector for 27 years and retired in 1983. She had previously worked in the area shoe shops.
She was a member of St. Joseph Church.
Marie was the widow of Edwin Francis Amell whom she married on May 24, 1941 and he died on January 14, 1997.
She is survived by her son, Wayne R. Amell and his partner, Debra of Charlestown; grandchildren, Steven Amell, Timothy Amell and Linda Miller; great grandchild, Albany and many nieces and nephews.
She was predeceased by her husband, a son, Edwin F. Amell, Jr.; brothers, Alton Barnes, Clifford Barnes and George Barnes; sisters, Arlene Eastman, Ivis Minshull and Shirley Welch.
A funeral service will be at the Stringer Funeral Home at 11 AM with Rev. John Loughnane officiating. Burial will follow in St. Mary Cemetery.
In lieu of flowers, donations may be made in her memory to the St. Joseph Church Renovation Fund.
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