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Antonette C. "Ann" (Marra) Stowell

September 7, 1927 ~ October 9, 2018 (age 91)

Antonette C. “Ann” (Marra) Stowell, 91, formerly of Stone Street, passed away October 9, 2018, at the Samaritan Keep Home where she had been a resident.


Mrs. Stowell was born on September 7, 1927, daughter of Philip and Elizabeth Messina Marra. She attended Boon Street School and graduated from Watertown High School. Mrs. Stowell was employed with the New York Telephone Company, Neisners Department Store and Ames Department Store as a payroll clerk. She retired in 1992.


Mrs. Stowell was a communicant of St. Anthony’s Church, a member of the Italian American Civic Association Ladies Auxiliary and the Northside Improvement League Ladies Auxiliary. She enjoyed knitting, jigsaw puzzles and bingo.


Surviving are a son, Ralph (Lori) Stowell, Virginia, his sons, Jason (Julia) Stowell, Justin Stowell, Christopher Stowell, a daughter, Kathy (Tony) Christopher, Illinois, their son, Joe Edwards and his children, Nick, Marissa,and Alexa Edwards, their daughter, Jennifer Edwards Little and  her son Blake Little, two brothers, Anthony “ Freck’s” (Phyllis) Marra, Watertown, Peter (Barbara) Marra, Yonkers, NY, a sister, Frances (Dick) Green, niece Mary Frances Coppola and many loving nieces and nephews.


Ann’s five grandchildren and four great grandchildren dearly loved and will forever miss their “Nonny”.


Calling hours will be Tuesday from 4-7pm at the D.L. Calarco Funeral Home, Inc. A prayer service will be Wednesday at 10:15 am at the funeral home followed by a funeral mass at 11 am at St. Anthony’s Church with Reverend Christopher Looby officiating. Burial will be in Glenwood Cemetery. Contributions may be made to St. Anthony’s Church, 850 Arsenal Street, Watertown, NY 13601. Online condolences may be made to

Donations may be made to:

St. Anthony's Church
830 Arsenal Street, Watertown NY 13601

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