Marion Elnora Schettino, 84, of Claremont, NH, passed away peacefully on June 21, 2022, surrounded by her daughters. She had battled cancer for several years. Born in New Britain, CT, November 20th, 1937, she came to Claremont at age 10.
In her early years she volunteered for the Women’s Athletic Association, Claremont Senior Center and was a 4H leader.
She and her husband “Skip” owned and operated Schettino’s Pasta Restaurant for many years. “Best Italian food in the area”. Her passions were her family, gardening, sewing and cooking. She resided at the Earl Bourdon Center for 16 years, making many friends. She volunteered for many duties in the Association including the store and the kitchen. Making meals for family and friends, the scent of her spaghetti and meatballs would often fill the halls.
She was employed by the Claremont School District as a cook in the cafeteria, managed the cafeteria at Tambrands, and cooked for the residents of the Frances J. Tolles Home.
Marion was predeceased by her husband John (Skip) Schettino Jr, her father Earl Hersom, her Mother Pauline Berlanger Shupenko, her sister Dorothy Mae Herron, and her niece Kathy Whittaker.
She is survived by the loves of her life, her five daughters: Deborah Soboleski, Vicky Schettino, Linda St. Sauveur, Donna Gilson, and Terri Parkinson. Also, by her six grandchildren, six great grandchildren, one great, great granddaughter, two nieces and one nephew.
The family wishes to thank Lake Sunapee Hospice and Sullivan County Home staff for their care and kindness
Funeral services will be held at Stringer Funeral Home in Claremont on Tuesday, June 28th at 2PM with Father Sebastian Pastor of St. Mary Church officiating. Visiting hours will be from 1 to 2PM prior to the service. Burial will follow at St. Mary Cemetery.
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