Marie Emily Dobey
December 1, 1946 - June 26, 2015
DOBEY, MARIE EMILY, 68, of Fairfield, CT passed away peacefully in her home on June 26, 2015. Born December 1, 1946 in New Bedford, MA, she was the daughter of the late John Charles and Emily (Dubiel) Gobeil. A graduate of Westfield State College, Marie spent her lifelong career as an educator in the Stamford, CT public schools. She was a voracious reader who also enjoyed gardening, knitting, and spending time by the water.
Marie is survived by her daughter, Lisa Dobey of Boston, MA; two stepdaughters, Pamela Peters (Kevin) of Pomfret, CT and Laura Amicucci (Joseph) of Fairfield, CT; and three grandchildren, Christopher, Eleanor, and Caroline Amicucci. She is also survived by her sister, Carol Sylvia of Cranston, RI; nephew Mark Sylvia of East Greenwich, RI, niece Janet Devine (Peter) of Barrington, RI, and nephew Joshua Gobeil of Hawaii; as well as her former husband and friend, Russell Dobey of Wilton, CT. Marie was predeceased by her brother, Florie Gobeil and nephew, Barry Sylvia.
A Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated on Friday, July 10, 2015 at 11:00 AM at St. Matthew Church, 216 Scribner Avenue, Norwalk. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to: Yale Cancer Center/Smilow Cancer Hospital (www.giveclosertofree.org/donate)