NORTH HAVEN–A young woman known for her contagious smile and tireless fight for a cure for Muscular Dystrophy lost her battle with the muscular degenerative disease on Saturday.
Marissa “Princess” Adinolfi, 34, passed away in her home surrounded by family and friends.
She was a friend to Fox CT, often seen at events for Connecticut’s Muscular Dystrophy Association, where she sparkled in her well-known gowns.
Marissa spent the last 10 years of her life volunteering with the Muscular Dystrophy Association of North Haven and actively fundraised through the “Fill-a-Boot” campaign, the “Poker Run,” “Stride Ride Walk” at Mohegan Sun, and her annual trips to the MDA Summer Camp.
To donate to the cause in Marissa’s name, you can mail checks to:
Muscular Dystrophy Association of Connecticut
127 Washington Avenue, 3rd floor west
North Haven, Connecticut 06473
Click here for Marissa’s obituary.