Marlene MacDowell

Marlene MacDowell

1947 - 2013 LENOX DALE Marlene MacDowell, 66, of School Street, a loving mother and grandmother, died Friday, May 3, 2013, at Berkshire Medical Center.

She was born in Pittsfield on March 1, 1947, the daughter of Belden and Mary Carty Boice. Marlene graduated from Lenox High School in 1965, attended hairdressing school, and worked at Lee Parie and Kimball Farms.

For many years she was an avid bowler at Lee Lanes. Marlene is survived by three sons, Richard Ostrander and his wife, Cindy Howe, of Lenox Dale, Richard MacDowell and his wife Kathy, of Ashley Falls, and Craig MacDowell and his wife, Jessica of Otis, and her grandchildren, Elissa, Alison, Kaileigh, Rebecca, Christopher and Makayla.

FUNERAL NOTICE: Services for Marlene will be private for the family.

In lieu of flowers, the family requests that donations may be made in Marlene's memory to a , in care of KELLY FUNERAL HOME, 3 Main Street, Lee, MA 01238. If you would like to leave a message of condolence or share pictures or stories, please visit our website at


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Published in The Berkshire Eagle on May 7, 2013