Lawrence, MA- Brother Kenneth Marino FSM, 82, died Wednesday November 10th at Lawrence General Hospital.

Born in Methuen, he was the son of the late Henri and Marie Anne (Lanouette) Marino.

Brother Kenneth attended St. Ann’s Grammar School in Lawrence, St. Josephs Juniorate in Tyngsboro and St. Anne’s Hermitage in Poughkeepsie, NY. He later graduated from Marist College and St. Johns University, both in NY.

His profession into the Marist order began in July of 1947, and in 2007, he celebrated 60 years as a Marist Brother .

With the Marist Brothers, Brother Kenneth was in education, having taught music and art for 45 years. He had served at St. Agnes, New York City; Central Catholic in Lawrence, MA; Mount St. Michael Bronx, NY; Marist High, Chicago, IL; and Msgr. Edward Pace, Miami, FL. During the summers, Brother Kenneth worked at Camp Marist in Lake Osspie, NH. Where for many years he had been the art instructor.

During retirement he enjoyed volunteering at Mary Immaculate Nursing and Restorative Center. Brother Marino enjoyed playing the banjo and piano. and was considered by his family to be the consumate uncle and spiritual leader.

He was pre-deceased by his brother, Raymond Marino and two sisters, Eunice Belanger and Corinne Myszkowski. He is survived by a sister in law, Loretta Marino of Merced, CA and 12 nieces and nephews, and many grand nieces and grand nephews. .

ARRANGEMENTS: Relatives and friends may pay their respects on Sunday from 3-7 PM at the Kenneth H. Pollard Funeral Home, Inc. 233 Lawrence St., Methuen, MA.

A Mass of Christian Burial will take place on Monday morning, at 10 o’clock in St. Mary of the Assumption Church in Lawrence, MA

Burial will be in the Marist Brothers Cemetery in Esopus, NY.

Memorial contributions may be made to the Marist Brothers 1241 Kennedy BLVD Bayonne, New Jersey 07002