Ms. Anne Marie (Raymond) Scaletti age 70, passed away peacefully, in the morning of March 26th 2018, with her children by her side. She was born in Salem, MA on Dec. 2, 1947, and was the daughter of Joseph E. and Lillian Raymond, of Salem, MA.
Anne Marie graduated in 1965 from Salem High School. She was married to Richard C. Scaletti for over 25 years. She is survived by two children, a son, Anthony “Tony” Scaletti of Port St. Lucie Fl., and a daughter, Tammy Anne Marie (Scaletti) Wile of Amesbury. Also two grandsons, Cooper Wile, age 17 and Parker Wile, age 14, as well as a grand daughter, Sidney Scaletti, age 16 of Port St. Lucie Florida.
When moving to Newburyport in the ‘70’s she embarked on a career of volunteerism for nearly a quarter century. Many of those years were dedicated to Anna Jaques Hospital. Much of her time was spent with the Aid Association participating first in the Anna Jaques Follies, and later as the chairperson of the “Follies”. She then went on to serve as the vice president and president of the Aid Association from 1985-1987. In 1986, Anne Marie, along with other dedicated volunteers, went on to create “Great Chefs Night” which still continues as one of the Aid Associations most successful fundraisers. After her tenure expired at Anna Jaques she went on as Executive Assistant to the SDAH, the board which created the funding for the Firehouse Center for the Performing Arts, which she later became the first Executive Director.
Giving time to the community was a major part of her life. Earlier in her volunteer career, Anne Marie served on the board of League of Women Voters, and the Newburyport Garden Club, in which she received an award for her design for “Art in Bloom” at the Museum of Fine Art in Boston. She truly loved her life as a volunteer.
Anne Marie also engaged in several ventures which allowed her to have successful endeavors, including but not limited to, a floral business and a concert production company. She was also a certified gemologist and certified in medical management and billings.
In addition to her children and grandchildren, she is also survived by two older brothers, Donald J. and Paul T. Raymond, both of Salem, MA. As well as many nieces and nephews, and great nieces and nephews.
Family and friends may call on Thursday March 29, 2018 from 5:00 to 8:00 PM at the Twomey, LeBlanc, & Conte Funeral Home 193 High St. Newburyport, MA 01950. Parking available behind the Funeral Home. Her Funeral Service will be celebrated at 10:30 AM on Friday March 30, 2018 at Immaculate Conception Church, burial will be private at a later date.
Donations may be made in her memory to Merrimack Valley Hospice, 360 Merrimack Street, Bldg. 9, Lawrence, MA 01843, Attn: Development Office.