IN MEMORIAM: Leslie Wiles Marra

by Jane Ahrens

Leslie Wiles Marra, 68, of Ridgefield, CT formerly of Chappaqua, NY, passed away on May 26, 2018. She was the loving wife of Mr. Peter R. Marra.

Mrs. Marra was born in Baltimore, MD on September 10, 1949. She attended The Masters School and Columbia University.

A resident of Ridgefield for the past year and a half since moving from Chappaqua, Mrs. Marra was a member of the Board of Directors of the Master’s School of Dobbs Ferry and also a member of the Whippoorwill Club of Armonk. She enjoyed golf, bridge and riding horses. Mrs. Marra traveled the world with her family and she was a lover of animals; specifically her Tibetan Terriers and her horse, Fred. Mrs. Marra was a retired Pediatric Occupational Therapist.

She is survived by her husband of 44 years, Peter and their two children; Stuart Marra and his wife, Sarah and Brooke Johnson and her husband, Jeremiah. In addition, she is also survived by three grandchildren; Brandon and Emma Johnson and Carter Ryan Marra.

A Memorial Service will be held on June 9th at 2pm at St. Stephen’s Episcopal Church; 351 Main Street, Ridgefield. Interment will be private.

In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to the Cystic Fibrosis Foundation – Greater NY Chapter, 424 Madison Avenue, 6th Floor New York, NY 10017,

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USCG Eagle passing the Race early morning March 18, 2023 on her return from the Chesapeake Bay . Photo Credit Marlin Bloethe

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