Starr M.'s Story
Starr Mary (Merluzzi) Mailet, 83, died Wednesday, April 25, 2017 at Maplewood Center. Starr was born on May 19, 1933 and was a long-time resident of Salisbury.
She graduated from Newburyport High School and spent her life giving to others. Starr loved to garden, spend time at the beach, and be around her loved ones. She will be remembered for her compassion, gregarious personality, and style. She was truly one of a kind and loved by everyone. Starr is survived by her sister and best friend, Sandra McAniff; three children, Kimberly Pottle and husband, Mike; Kelly O'Conner and husband, Francis, and Kara Dennett; six grandchildren, Kyly Pottle and husband, Josh, Kaitlyn Madsen and husband, Mike, Kasha White and fiancé Andy; Kallen O'Conner, Shayne Leary; and Cody Hurley; four great-grandchildren, Gavin, Tanner; Brady; and Charlotte; five nephews, Bobby, Timmy, Shawn, Todd, and Patrick McAniff. She also leaves behind extended family and friends.
Starr was preceded in death by her parents, James and Myrtle Merluzzi; her brother, James Raymond; and previous spouses Pete Dennett and Martin Mailet.
Burial services will be private. In lieu of flowers, please send donations to The Alzheimer's Foundation of America, 322 Eighth Ave., 7th fl. New York, NY 10001. Arrangements are by the E.V. Jutras & Sons Funeral Home in Amesbury.
Published on  April 29, 2017