Marianne DuBois, and her husband Ron, are the parents of five children and six grandchildren. She grew up in Cinnaminson, New Jersey and attended Montclair State College, also in New Jersey, receiving a Bachelor of Fine Arts in Art Education. While homeschooling her children, she taught various classes in art and writing, as well as giving private music lessons on the soprano and alto recorder. Currently, she is employed as a substitute teacher for the Steubenville City Schools. She and her family are members of Triumph of the Cross Parish and have been members of the Community of God’s Love in Steubenville since 1985.