Karen L. Marashio


Karen L. Marashio, 50, died peacefully after a long illness. Karen grew up in Rockland and Weymouth and graduated from Weymouth South High School. After moving to Martha’s Vineyard, she was an active volunteer in the arts department in the school system. She also ran the concessions for the football team at the local high school and was a member of the touchdown club as well as a former manager of three movie theaters on the island.Karen will be greatly missed by all of her family and friends. She was the devoted mother of Melissa Grassia of Florida, James Grassia and Michael Marashio of Edgartown. Karen is also survived by her loving mother, Lura Keefe, of West Yarmouth, and her brother Fred Moylen, of Florida, as well as her many uncles, aunts, and cousins.A memorial service for Karen will be held at a future date. In lieu of flowers please send donations to your local animal shelter. Condolences and remembrances can be sent to her family at: Lura Keefe, 128 Clear Brook Rd., W. Yarmouth, MA 02673.