Catherine Marchocki, 92

Catherine Marchocki, 92

LYNN — Catherine (Donnelly) Marchocki, age 92, of Lynn, died Monday in Union Hospital after a brief illness. She was the wife of the late Barnislaw “Barnie” Marchocki and daughter of the late John M. and Winnifred (O’Brien) Donnelly. Born and raised in Boston, she was a graduate of Jamaica Plain High School. She had lived in Lynn for many years.  

Catherine had worked as an operator for AT&T for many years until her retirement. Prior to that she had worked at American Optical.

She was an avid reader and enjoyed history and keeping up with current events. She loved to knit and crochet and listen to the radio. She and her late husband enjoyed traveling, especially to Hawaii. She was family oriented and enjoyed spending time with the three generations of her family.

She is survived by her sister, Mary W. T. Donnelly of Lynn; her brother, John M. Donnelly of North Attleboro; as well as many nieces and nephews, grandnieces and grandnephews.  She was the sister of the late James, Thomas, Joseph, Robert, and William Donnelly.

Service information: Her funeral will be held on Friday at 11 a.m. in Sacred Heart Church, Lynn.  Relatives and friends are respectfully invited.  Visitation will be in the church on Friday from 10-11 a.m., prior to the Mass. Burial in Hull, MA will be private. Those who prefer may make donations to St. Vincent DePaul Society Sacred Heart Parish 571 Boston Street Lynn, MA 01905. Arrangements by the SOLIMINE Funeral Home, Lynn.  Directions and guestbook at


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