Marie Monroe
Marie Monroe

Obituary of Marie Theresa Monroe

Marie Theresa Monroe, 70, passed away peacefully on January 10, 2021 at her home following a long illness. Born on January 31, 1950 in San Diego, California, she was a daughter to the late Leroy and Sarah Monroe. Marie has lived in Walton since 1986 moving from New Jersey, and was a graduate of Hawthorne High School (1967). She was a long time practicing Catholic. Marie worked as a dedicated caregiver at the Broome Developmental Center in Walton for many years where she retired from. She was kind, generous, and loving soul, always putting others needs before her own. Maries love for animals was unlike any other, they all meant so much to her in their own ways. Her rainbow bridge will be very full with many loved ones to welcome her. Survivors include her daughters, Casey Beers (Jason) and Kimberly Fortier (Dan); grandchildren, Cody Beers (Allison) and Rhiannon Beers; sister, Ellen Monroe; brother, Michael Monroe (Julie); best friends, Pat, Elsa, Bonnie, and Kelly; her dog, Red and 5 kittens; many coworkers and residents that she loved dearly from her time at Broome Developmental ; and 1 niece, 2 nephews, and cousins. In addition to her parents, she is predeceased by her older sister Sarah Lee; Dogs, Charlie, Precious, Toby, Nikki, Ace and many more beloved pets. Per the family’s request, there will be no services. Memorial donations in Marie’s memory may be made to the Susquehanna SPCA, https://sqspca.org/support/make-a-donation/ Arrangements have been entrusted to Courtney Funeral Home, Walton. To leave a message of peace and comfort for Marie’s family, please visit her online tribute at www.courtneyfh.com