10254 W. Carlton Bay | Garden City, ID 83714

Marie N. Malle January 29, 1933 - March 22, 2020

Marie Malle, 87, of Boise, Idaho passed away peacefully in her home Sunday, March 22, 2020, surrounded by her loving family. She was born January 29, 1933 in Irvington, NJ to Robert & Mary Sippel. She lived in Elizabeth, NJ for 62 years, before moving to Idaho 25 years ago.

Marie was a selfless and devoted wife, mother, grandmother and sister. She is survived by sons, Thomas of NJ, Anthony of Idaho; daughters Dena, Cathy, Gina & son-in-law John, all of Idaho. Also survived by her grandchildren, Brian of Pa., Molly of Virginia, Jessica of Australia, Tiffany of Idaho, and 2 great grandchildren, Roman and Olive. Surviving siblings are Carl and wife, Becky of Florida, William of NJ, Frank of New York, Geraldine of Idaho, sister-in-law, Midge of NJ, as well as many nieces and nephews. Marie is preceded in death by her husband Thomas, her brother Robert and sister Bertha.

In her earlier years, Marie was employed at Burry Biscuit, Fred Astaire dance studio, and Pharmacaps, all of Elizabeth, NJ. She was an expert seamstress in high demand and made beautiful clothing for family and friends back in the day.

Marie impacted all of us with her strength, fortitude, crazy brand of humor and most of all her good heart and enduring love.

Arrangements are under the direction of Bowman Funeral Parlor of Garden City, Idaho. Her obituary can be found at Nj.com, and the Idaho Statesman on April 5, 2020. A memorial service will be held at a later date at Rosedale Cemetery in Linden, NJ., once it is safe to travel. Please check back at www.bowmanfuneral.com for updates.

A memorial service will be held at a later date at Rosedale Cemetery in Linden, NJ., once it is safe to travel.


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    Joe Leonardis & Family says

    So sorry for your loss. Your mom was always good to me as a young kid in North End. May she rest in Peace in the grace of the Lords hands. Thoughts and Prayers to the Family.

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    Brenda (Balboa) Accetta says

    I am so sorry for your loss. I am keeping you all in my thoughts and prayers. I have so many happy childhood memories that include you and your family. Your Mom was always so good to me. May she rest in peace. Sending my love to all of you. God Bless.

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      Dena Flynn says

      Thank you Brenda for your sweet words

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    Dena Flynn says

    We will all miss you so much! Every single day. You are always with me and my memories of you will never fade. A lot of those memories had us laughing and some times I felt like we were in cahoots together. You gave me much whether you realized it or not. When I was a teenager you drove me insane but as mom myself and an adult I realized that you were truly amazing and there was so much I learned from you. There is no one else whom I would want to model myself after. In the ways that are hard to quantify you had always been my inspiration. Love you always Ma❤️

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