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Marion Elva Cimellaro
  • January 17, 1925
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  • December 29, 2017

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Marion Elva Linneken Cimellaro, born January 17, 1925 in Portland Maine at St. Barnabas Hospital. She went to North School and graduated from Portland High School in 1943. She entered into the Cadet Nurses Corp. training at Maine General Hospital. She graduated in 1949 as an RN and continued to work in the Operating room at Maine General for 47 years now known as MMC. She was also the Operating Room Supervisor at Brighton Medical for several years and worked at Stanford University Hospital in CA. She specialized in Operating room technique and taught undergraduate students. On September 27, 1949 she married Peter Cimellaro also from Portland Maine. They had 6 children, Robert Johnson – Hawaii, Amy Cimellaro – Florida, Lori Brown – Maine, Edra Long – Florida, Joseph Cimellaro –Maine, Tia Marie Cimellaro (deceased), 9 grandchildren, 10 great grandchildren, and 5 great great-grandchildren. They lived most of their married lives in Maine. After retiring they moved to Florida in 2010. Marion loved her career and touched many lives with her caring arms; she enjoyed playing poker with her friends, Bingo, and also loved the ocean as well as being an avid reader. She learned to ski and play golf, but most of all she loved spending time with her husband and her family. Marion is predeceased by her parents, 2 sisters and a brother. She is survived by her husband Peter Cimellaro of 68 years who still resides in Florida, two sisters, Charlotte A Perham and Norma V Killinger both of Maine and many nieces and nephews.  She will be sadly missed by all.  In lieu of flowers her family requests a donation to your local Hospice Foundation will be gladly appreciated.

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