Marianne Acquavella

Marianne Acquavella, 63, of Olive Street, Saranac Lake, died Tuesday, July 23, 2013, at Adirondack Medical Center in Saranac Lake following a short illness.

Born in Flushing on Feb. 28, 1950, she was the daughter of Francis and Veronica (Patnode) Acquavella.

Marianne had been employed as a floating postal clerk for the United States Postal Service.

She is survived by one sister, Eileen Orme and her husband Ian of Fort Collins, Colo.; three brothers: James Acquavella of Benton City, Wash., Richard Acquavella and his wife Nicky of Virginia Beach, Va., and Francis Acquavella and his wife Debra of Elmore City, Okla.; several nieces, nephews and great-nieces and -nephews.

She was preceded in death by her father and mother.

Funeral arrangements are in care of the Fortune-Keough Funeral Home in Saranac Lake. A graveside service will take place at 10 a.m. Monday July 29, at Merrillsville Cemetery in Loon Lake, with the Rev. Patrick O’Reilly officiating.

Friends wishing to remember Marianne Acquavella may make memorial contributions to Tri-Lakes Humane Society in care of the funeral home. Family and friends can also share their memories and sign the online guestbook at