Anne Marie Machado, 75, of Laguna Niguel, California beloved wife, mother, and grandmother, died on November 25, 2015. Anne Marie died at home after a long term illness. She was born on February 16, 1940 to Mary Nocero and William Felter.
Anne grew up in Valley Cottage, NY where she attended Nyack High School and went to Ladycliff College where she majored in French. After college, she began teaching French to middle school students. After being married and raising her three children, she went on to UCLA and Long Beach State University where she earned advanced degrees in Interior Design and a Teaching certificate in English as a Second Language. She worked in the Palos Verdes School System for many years teaching English to foreign students and also tutored children in her own home. Anne had a great love of cooking, reading and enjoyed travelling with her husband and family to Hawaii, Lake Tahoe, and to upstate New York where her family grew up.
Anne is survived by her husband Joseph, son John Paul (Michelle), daughters Cynthia Manlapaz (Leo) and Andrea Carroll (Pat), granddaughter Isabelle Machado, grandsons Melchor Manlapaz, William Machado, Theodore and Benjamin Carroll. Anne built her life around her family and her dedication to them will be greatly missed.
A visitation with the family will be held on December 3, 2015 from 4:00-6:00 p.m at O’Connor Mortuary, 25301 Alicia Parkway, Laguna, Hills, Ca 92653.
A funeral mass will be held on December 4, 2015 at 11:00 a.m. at St. John Fisher Catholic Church, 5448 Crest Rd. Rancho Palos Verdes, CA 90275.