Girl, beaten to death, allegedly by her parents, to be eulogized in Newburgh

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Marissa Kennedy

NEWBURGH – Ten-year-old Marissa Kennedy’s life ended on February
25 when she died after being beaten and tortured, allegedly at the hands
of her mother and step-father.

Marissa, who was born in Middletown and attended Windsor Academy and New
Windsor School while living in New Windsor before moving to Stockton Springs,
Maine with her parents, will be eulogized during a Mass of Christian Burial
at St. Mary’s Church on Saturday, March 10. The service will be
held at 10 a.m. at the Newburgh house of worship.
Her mother, Sharon Carillo, and her step-father, Julio Carillo, allegedly
beat and whipped her repeatedly with everything from a belt to a mop.

Marissa is survived by her Grandparents, Roseann and Joe Kennedy; Great
Grandmother Lorraine Roy of Coppell, Texas; Grandparents Carmen and Julio
Carrillo; several aunts and uncles, siblings and cousins.

Visitation will be held from 4 p.m. to 8 p.m. on Friday, March 9 at Brooks
Funeral Home in Newburgh. The Mass, held on Saturday morning, will have
Fr. Bill Scafidi officiating.