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Doane Beal & Ames

160 West Main Street, Hyannis, MA

OBITUARY

Marie B. Bekoff

April 12, 1930June 7, 2019

CENTERVILLE- Marie B. (Billert) Bekoff, 89, of Centerville, MA, died peacefully on June 7, 2019. She was the wife of the late Joseph Bekoff for over 40 years and former wife of the late Joseph Leo Maloney.

Born in Bennington, Vermont on April 12, 1930, she was the daughter of the late William and Anna (Kelley) Billert. After graduating Bennington High School in 1948, she attended nursing school before marrying her first husband, the late Joseph Leo Maloney, who was also from Bennington, in 1950. Because Joseph was in the Air Force, they traveled to different military bases in the U.S. and abroad, before settling at Otis Air Force Base, and residing in Sandwich, MA in 1956.

Marie with her first husband opened Marshland Restaurant in Sandwich. In 1973, she married the late Joseph Bekoff(who was the owner of Atlantic Coast Fisheries in Sandwich and New Bedford, MA ), moving to Centerville. In 2002, they became snowbirds, traveling back and forth from Centerville, MA to Naples, FL.

Marie also loved her family, cooking, traveling, golfing, Red Sox, gardening, playing Bridge and Bocci. She was also an avid reader.

She is survived by her children, Karen Maloney and her husband, Dennis Saluti, of Osterville, MA; Colleen Foley of Osterville, MA; Joseph “Corky” Maloney and his wife, Michele, of East Sandwich, MA; Kellie Fillebrown and her husband, Scott, of Malden, MA; and James “JP” Maloney and his fiancée, Julianne Police, of Centerville, MA. Granchildren, Mark and Anna Saluti, Rachael and Rebecca Foley, Sarah Glosson and her husband, Christopher, Joshua and Cynthia Maloney, Amy Fillebrown, and Daniel and Katheryn Maloney. Step grandchildren, Dan Freitas and his wife, Jessica, Matt Freitas and his wife, Linnea, and Christopher Freitas. Step great grandchildren, Nicholas, Zachery and Caleb Freitas.

In addition to her husbands, she was predeceased by her sisters, Margaret “Peggy” Wilson, Norma Lourie; a brother, William Billert; and a nephew, Michael Billert.

She is also survived by her brothers, John Billert and his wife, Pauline, of Bennington, VT; James Billert and his wife, Linda, of Hoosick Falls, NY; brothers-in- law, Frank Wilson of Bennington , VT and Stan Lourie of West Rupert, VT; along with nephews, Steven Wilson, Brian Billert and his wife Jen, Garrett Billert and his wife Nicola, and Kevin Billert and his wife Sandra; a niece, Annick Billert-Gwozdz; and several great nephews.

A Celebration of her Life will be determined at a future date.

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Frank McWhinnie

June 14, 2019

Our thoughts & prayers are with your family. Marie was an elegant woman who loved her family. God Bless Her and all her Family

Respectfully

Frank McWhinnie and his Daughters Brenda and Adrienne

Lorraine Thompson

June 14, 2019

Our sincere condolences to the Maloney Family.

Peter and Lorraine Thompson

Ida & Walter Fagnant

June 13, 2019

Our thoughts & Prayers are with your family, Marie was a special person and she will be missed by all, Ida & Walter Fagnant

Linda Johnson

June 11, 2019

So sorry to the Maloney family. May your happy memories keep you strong. Linda and Scott Johnson

Pat Mondello

June 11, 2019

Our thoughts and prayers are with your family. Marie was a kind, strong woman. Love, Pat, Tori and Michael Mondello

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