Andover Townsman, Andover, MA

December 13, 2012

Sebastian "Bud" George Marino, 91

Andover — Sebastian “Bud” George Marino, 91, a longtime Andover resident, died Monday, two days before his 92nd birthday at Merrimack Valley Hospice House in Haverhill. He was surrounded by his loving wife Mary Ann Tine Marino and family.

He was born in Haverhill, the son of the late Annita (Gialongo) and Joseph Marino. Sebastian attended St. John's University in New York.

He served in World War II in the Army and the Army Air Corp. He was a partner at Merrimack Boiler Works. Sebastian was a skilled draftsman, homebuilder, and spent the latter part of his career as a real estate broker for State Properties of New England where he sold commercial real estate in the Greater Boston area.

He was an award winning swimmer, avid sailor, loving husband, father, grandfather, and great-grandfather. He is survived by his wife, Mary Ann (Tine) Marino of 62 years, his three children, Richard Marino and his wife, Mary Ellen (Davey) of Andover, Janice (Marino) Copeland and her husband, Michael of Derry N.H., Laura (Marino) Gresh and her husband, Sean of Ipswich; five granddaughters, Lisa and her husband, Justin Mosquera, Caitlin, Courtney, Alana, and Cara, and two great-granddaughters, Lea and Molly.

ARRANGEMENTS: Family and friends may call from 4 to 8 p.m. on Wednesday at the Conte Funeral Home, 28 Florence St., Andover, MA. 01810. A Mass of Christian Burial will be offered at St. Augustine’s Church in Andover at 10 a.m. on Thursday, followed by entombment at St. Mary’s-Immaculate Conception Mausoleum in Lawrence.

In lieu of flowers family has requested that memorial contributions be made in Sebastian’s name to Merrimack Valley Hospice c/o Home Health Foundation, Attn: Tammy Stott, 360 Merrimack Street, Building 9, Lawrence, MA 01843.

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