Angelo "AJ" Mara
July 24, 1949 – February 19, 2014
Lincoln, NH & The Villages, FL
Angelo J. “AJ” Mara, 64, passed away Wednesday, February 19, 2014 at his home following a short illness.
Born on July 24, 1949 in Boston, MA, he was the son of Salvatore and Angelina (Di Pietro) Mara.
Angelo was a graduate of Catholic Memorial High School in Boston, earned his BA from Boston State College, and his Master’s from Fitchburg State.
For 34 years, he was a science teacher at the Marshall Middle School in Billerica, MA. He also served as Student Council Advisor, Girls JV Soccer Coach, Boys Varsity Soccer Coach, and Boys JV Volley Ball Coach.
He enjoyed an active lifestyle that included skiing, playing tennis, pickleball, and golf.
Angelo was also an avid New England Sports Fan.
In retirement, he split his time from April to Nov at The Villages in Florida and Dec-March at Loon Mountain in Lincoln, NH.
He leaves his wife Sue (Perkins) Mara of The Villages, FL and Lincoln, NH, Two sons Scott Mara and wife Caroline of Mesa, AZ and Brian Mara and wife Nicole of Kaneohe, HI; grandchildren: Ryan, Dylan, McKenna, Andrew, & Alanna, a niece Kate Visser of Scottsdale, AZ.
A Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated at 11am Saturday, February 22 at St. Joseph Church, 25 Church St, Lincoln, NH.
Calling hours will be held from 6:00pm to 9:00pm Friday, February 21 at Fournier-Hale Funeral Home, 144 Main St, No Woodstock, NH. (Angelo’s request is that those attending wear casual attire please)
Entombment will be at Highland Memorial Park in Ocala, FL.
Memorial donations may be made to either: St. Mark’s Church, 7081 SE Highway 42, Summerfield, FL 34491 or St. Joseph’s Church, 26 Church St, Lincoln, NH 03251.
Online guestbook at www.fournier-hale.com.