Marion Chafitz Obituary, Death – Marion Ellen Chafitz (her maiden name was Perlman) passed away on April 1, 2023 at Light House Point, Florida. She was born and raised in Worcerster, Massachusetts, although she had been a resident of Light House Point, Florida, for the previous 23 years. She will no longer be with her devoted husband Frederick, to whom she was married for the past 52 years. She also has a daughter named Michelle Chafitz who lives in Deerfield Beach, Florida; a son named Daniel Sills and his daughter-in-law named Stephanie Sills live in Moss Beach, California; a stepdaughter named Bobbi Arakelian lives in Irvine, California; and she has four grandkids who adore her.
The Classical High School in Worcester is where Marion earned her diploma. After that, she attended the St. Vincent Hematology School and went on to have a career in phlebotomy for a considerable amount of time. After quitting this industry, Marion moved on to establish Designs by Danielle, a boutique that caters only to female customers. She was the sole designer and creator of each piece of clothing. Marion was also the President of the Sisterhood of Temple Emanuel in Worcester for a number of years. She held this position for a number of years. Following her departure from Designs by Danielle, Marion established the Cape Cod Sailing School, which is a sailing school geared specifically toward women and families. She had yet another exciting and fruitful experience.
The United States Coast Guard granted Marion a Captain’s license after he successfully completed the required training. It was incredibly challenging for her, but she put in a lot of effort into her studies, and she passed on the first try. When Marion was living in Worcester during the winter months, she was a member of the Power Squadron and taught navigation classes there. Marion also worked as a crew member for a boat transport firm, sailing to and from a variety of locales including Florida, New York City, and Boston. She sailed with a lot of zeal and enthusiasm! Marion was also an active member of the Lighthouse Point Garden Club, the Lighthouse Point Women’s Club, and the Lighthouse Point Yacht Club for many years. She is being and will continue to be missed tremendously by the countless people who adored her.