Marie has been chosen for the 2016 Cape Cod Saint Patrick's Parade Senior Colleen. Marie has been a member of the Irish American Club since 2003, and has participated in many Irish activities.

Marie was born in Boston, the second of five children, 2 girls and 3 boys. Marie's grandparents came to the United States from Counties Cork and Donegal in Ireland. Marie and her future husband, John, graduated from Saint Ann School in Dorchester, Massachusetts.They met in 1951, married in 1957 and had five children, ten grandchildren and six great grandchildren. Along with raising her family, Marie has worked in the insurance field for many years. Marie serves as a Eucharistic Minister and Sacristan at her church.

The Irish American Club of Cape Cod is very proud to have Marie McCormack chosen as this year's Parade Senior Colleen.