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Marilyn Brigley


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Marilyn Brigley

1933 - 2016 DALTON Marilyn A. Brigley, 82, of 319 Grange Hall Road, died peacefully Friday, January 29, 2016, at Berkshire Medical Center. Born in Pittsfield on March 16, 1933, the daughter of the late Augustus J. Schnopp, Sr., and Lillian Ward Schnopp, she was educated in Dalton schools and was a 1951 graduate of Dalton High School. Mrs. Brigley was a bookkeeper for Berkshire Health Systems and also for the Berkshire Visiting Nurse Association. She retired in 2002 with 28 years service. Mrs. Brigley was a communicant of St. Agnes Church. She was a longtime member of the Hinsdale Lions Club and had served as treasurer. Family was her passion. She enjoyed spending time with her family, especially her grandchildren, and enjoyed spending time with her family at camp at Lake George. Her husband, John R. Brigley, Sr., whom she married July 26, 1952, in St. Agnes Church, died April 11, 2011. Mrs. Brigley is survived by her daughter, Malinda A. Quermann and her husband, Walter, of Marietta, GA. Three sons, David A. Brigley of Dalton, Michael J. Brigley of Plainfield, and Daniel W. Brigley and his wife, Cheryl, of Pittsfield; a brother, Augustus Schnopp, Jr. and his wife, Joanna, of Dalton; a sister, Verna Walker and her husband, Bruce, of Southampton; nine grandchildren, Mikel Brigley, William Brigley, Daniel Brigley, Kyle Brigley, Bridget Brigley, Vanassa Brigley, Morgan Mathison, Dalton Brigley, and Chad Quermann; as well as her daughter-in-law, Jody Brigley. She was predeceased by two sons, John R. Brigley, Jr. and Joseph G. Brigley. FUNERAL NOTICE: Funeral services for Marilyn A. Brigley will be held Tuesday, February 2, 2016 at 9:15 a.m., from DERY-FOLEY FUNERAL HOME in Dalton with a Liturgy of Christian Burial at 10a.m. at St. Agnes Church celebrated by Most Rev. Bishop Timothy McDonnell, Bishop Emeritus in Residence at St. Joseph Church. Burial will follow in Ashuelot Cemetery. Calling hours will be Monday from 5:00 to 7:00 p.m., at the Funeral Home. In lieu of flowers, contributions in memory of Mrs. Brigley may be made to the Hinsdale Lions Club in care of the Funeral Home, 890 East Main Street, Dalton.
Published in The Berkshire Eagle on Jan. 31, 2016
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