In memory of
Marie Elizabeth (Goldstaub) Squires, 92, died on November 9th, 2018 at the Lathrop Home. Marie was born on May 8th, 1926, in Northampton, MA, to Hans and Pasquina (Cavallari) Goldstaub. A lifelong resident of Northampton, she was a member of Northampton High School Class of 1943, and graduated from Northampton Commercial College in 1944. She married James T. Squires, and together raised a family of three children. Marie worked in the Acquisition Department at the UMass Amherst Library for 23 years, retiring in 1986. In her 30+ years of retirement Marie stayed active spending time with her family and friends and volunteering in the community. She enjoyed water aerobics, walking with friends in Look Park, family vacations in Maine and involvement in her family's lives. Marie was a spirited, independent woman and her energy and excitement for life was a source of inspiration for all that knew her. Marie is survived by daughter Susan Colgan and her husband James of Gill, MA; son Joseph Squires and his wife Michelle of Northampton, MA; daughter Nancy Foley of Northampton, MA; grandchildren Sara Pinto, Meghan Colgan, Kevin Foley, Jill Foley, Carol McQueary, and Laura Gouin; great-grandchildren Ella and Finn Colgan, Elliott Pinto, Kellan and Cayden McQueary and Cole Foley. Marie is preceded in death by her parents Hans and Pasquina Goldstaub her husband James, sister Ann Romanowski and son-in-law Thomas Foley. A funeral will be held for Marie from the Czelusniak Funeral Home on Wednesday at 9 AM, followed by a Mass of Christian Burial at St. Elizabeth Ann Seton Church on King Street in Northampton at 10 AM and burial at St. Mary's Cemetery. Calling hours will be held from 4-6 PM on Tuesday. In lieu of flowers memorial contributions can be made to The Lathrop Home, 215 South Street, Northampton MA.
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