Cover photo for Eqrem Mara's Obituary
Eqrem Mara Profile Photo
1929 Eqrem 2023

Eqrem Mara

October 14, 1929 — March 29, 2023



WORCESTER, MA: Eqrem Mara, 93, passed away surrounded by his loving family on Wednesday, March 29th.  He leaves behind his beloved wife of 67 years, Lumturi (Bogdani) Mara; his son, Sajmir Mara and his wife Jessica of Shrewsbury, two daughters; Merita Biraci and Suzana Trebicka and her husband Petrika, all of Worcester, and his three grandchildren; Ray Trebicka, Maeve and Hadley Mara, with whom he cherished spending time.  He was predeceased by his sister, Qefser (Mara) Shuli and his son-in-law Alqi Biraci. 


Eqrem was born in Tirana, Albania, son of Nuri and Hatixhe (Velja) Mara.   After growing up in the capital, his studies took him to Moscow where he focused on international affairs.  He then worked as a professor of foreign languages before beginning a diplomatic career abroad, spending time living in France and Italy.  He moved to the US in 2004 and took great pride in learning English and obtaining his driver’s license.  He enjoyed spending time with family and friends, dining out and was an avid soccer fan.


Visitation will be held on Friday, March 31st from 10:30 AM-12:00 PM concluding with a prayer service in Callahan, Fay & Caswell Life Celebration Home, 61 Myrtle Street.  Burial will follow in Hope Cemetery, Worcester.


To order memorial trees or send flowers to the family in memory of Eqrem Mara, please visit our flower store.


Visits: 195

This site is protected by reCAPTCHA and the
Google Privacy Policy and Terms of Service apply.

Service map data © OpenStreetMap contributors

Send Flowers

Send Flowers

Plant A Tree

Plant A Tree