Marilyn Ann Catino Porreca (April 21, 1932 – February 4, 2008) was an American politician who served as Mayor of Medford, Massachusetts from 1986 to 1988. She was Medford's first female mayor and the final Mayor under the Plan E form of government in which the Mayor was chosen by the City Council.
|Mayor of Medford, Massachusetts|
|Preceded by||Paul Donato|
|Succeeded by||Michael J. McGlynn|
|Born||April 21, 1932|
|Died||February 4, 2008
|Resting place||Couch Memorial Cemetery
|Spouse(s)||Gino F. Porreca|
|Alma mater||Boston University|
In 1973, Porreca became the first woman elected to the Medford City Council.
In 1986, she was chosen by the City Council to become Mayor of Medford. After Medford's Plan E government was abolished, Porreca was a candidate for Mayor under the new form of government. She lost her mayoral bid to State Representative Michael J. McGlynn.
She was the daughter of Michael Catino, who served 18 years as a State Representative. She and her husband, Gino, had six children: Nanci, Michael, Brian, Ronald, Cathryn, and Andrea. She was second cousins with Michael J. McGlynn.
- "Former mayor Marilyn Porreca dies". Medford Transcript. February 5, 2008. Retrieved 22 July 2011.
- Massachusetts Election Statistics 1984. p. 421.
- "Flynn loses on home turf but wins Hub reelection". Providence Journal. November 4, 1987.
- "Michael Catino, in Legislature for 18 years". Boston Globe. June 22, 1975.