Welcome to the memorial page for

Marilyn A. (McIntyre) LaRosa

June 22, 1942 ~ April 24, 2017 (age 74)

Marilyn  A. (McIntyre) LaRosa, of West Roxbury, passed away on April 24, 2017. She was 74 years old.

Born in Boston, Marilyn attended Notre Dame Academy in Boston from grades 1-12, earning an “A” average for 12 years and never once was she absent or tardy. She then went on to Boston Clerical School, later known as Boston Business School, and worked for several years as a legal secretary. 

Marilyn was an Independent Realtor in the Parkway for over 40 years. She was very active in many professional realtor boards, including the Greater Boston Real Estate Board.  Over the years, Marilyn was very devoted to Rotary International.  She was the 1st woman President of any of the Rotary Clubs in Massachusetts and she even insisted on attending Rotary meetings while on vacation out of state and outside of the US.  She was a Paul Harris Fellow recipient and a very active member of the Ward 20 Democratic Committee for over 20 years.   

Marilyn was the dear and devoted wife of 55 years of Salvatore LaRosa. Loving mother of John LaRosa of Roslindale.  Dear sister of John McIntyre of NJ and Susan Doyle of NC. Dear aunt of Andrea, Tracy, and Christopher.  She is also survived by many loving cousins.

Marilyn’s Funeral will be from the Kfoury Keefe Funeral Home 8 Spring St. (at the corner of Centre St.) WEST ROXBURY Friday at 9 a.m. Her Funeral Mass will be celebrated at St. John Chrysostom Church at 10 a.m.  Visiting hours will be held Thursday from 4-8 p.m. Relatives and friends are respectfully invited to attend.

In lieu of flowers, contributions in Marilyn’s memory may be made to Parkway Little League P.O. Box 320152 West Roxbury, MA 02132, or to the Parkway Rotary Club of West Roxbury-Roslindale P.O. Box 320274, West Roxbury, MA 02132 ( or to the Roslindale-West Roxbury Kiwanis Club 1972 Centre St. West Roxbury, MA 02132.

Marilyn will be laid to rest at The Gardens Cemetery in West Roxbury.

Charitable donations may be made to:

Parkway Little League
PO Box 320152, West Roxbury MA 02132

Parkway Rotary Club of West Roxbury - Roslindale
PO Box 320274, West Roxbury MA 02132

Roslindale - West Roxbury Kiwanis Club
1972 Centre Street, West Roxbury MA 02132

 Service Information

April 27, 2017

4:00 PM to 8:00 PM
Kfoury Keefe Funeral Home
8 Spring Street
West Roxbury, MA 02132

Funeral Mass
April 28, 2017

10:00 AM
St. John Chrysostom
4750 Washington Street
West Roxbury, MA 02132

April 28, 2017

11:15 AM
The Gardens Cemetery
670 Baker St.
West Roxbury, MA 02132

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