Marie St. John


NAUGATUCK — Marie St. John, age 80, passed away at her home on Friday, April 21, 2023.

She was born in Cincinnati, Ohio, on Feb. 27, 1943. Marie was a longtime resident of Naugatuck and longtime employee of Sodexo, and worked at Post College as well as St. Joseph College.

She was an avid reader and loved nature, the outdoors, fishing, hiking, gardening, birdwatching, and she dearly loved her dogs and cats. She lived her life on her own terms. She was a member of AA, and she helped and sponsored many members for several decades.

Marie leaves her daughter Michaela Getlein, of El Paso, Texas; her granddaughter Kristi Ortiz; her great-grandchildren Colton Ortiz, Kyle Ortiz and Gabriella Caciolpoli; her daughter-in-law Lisa Reynolds of Naugatuck; and many close friends.

She was predeceased by her son Clayton Reynolds, and her grandson Steven Caciolpoli.

All services were to be private.

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