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Marion Wilson

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WILSON, Marion Of Oakdale, CT. and Prospect Harbor, ME died peacefully with love, dignity, and respect on Monday, October 4, 2010 at the Sawtelle Family Hospice House in Reading, MA at 79 years of age after a struggle with lung cancer diagnosed this past spring. Born on March 13, 1931 to Frederick T. and Marguerite Wilson, she resided in Milton, Massachusetts and attended the Tucker Elementary School. After moving to Plymouth Street in Abington, MA, she attended the Abington Public Schools and was a graduate of Abington High School. She continued her education at Bridgewater State College in Bridgewater, MA achieving an Undergraduate Degree in Physical Education. Later she obtained her Master's Degree in counseling from Duquesne University in Pittsburgh, PA. Marion was a member of the original staff at Kelly Junior High School in Norwich, CT where she was employed as a Guidance Counselor from 1962-1989. Marion was a charter member of the Northeast Network of RVing Women. She served as Secretary and more recently she was Chairman of the Membership Committee. Marion was predeceased by her parents, Frederick T. and Marguerite Wilson of Abington, MA, Audrey Lanctot of Oakdale, CT, her devoted partner of 37 years, and her brother, Frederick T. Wilson Jr. of Abington, MA. She is survived by her two nieces and their husbands, Karen and William Twomey of Reading, MA, Audrey and Rene Godiers of Atlanta, GA, her sister-in-law Shirley M. Wilson of Abington, MA and 3 grand-nieces: Carolyn Twomey, Marie and Elena Godiers; and a grand-nephew, Sean Twomey. Marion also leaves Cady, her beloved Weimaraner. A Funeral Mass will be held Monday, October 11, 2010 at 9a.m. in St. Bridget's Church, 455 Plymouth St., Abington, MA 02351. Arrangements by the Quealy & Son Funeral Home. Please sign our online guestbook at www.quealyandson.com In lieu of flowers, donations may be made in Marion's name to any of the following: The Sawtelle Family Hospice House, 320 Haverhill Street, Reading, MA 01867, Hancock County Home Care & Hospice, P.O. Box 156, Blue Hill, ME 04614, The 800-227-2345, or the Schoodic Community Fund in care of Karen Hartt, Maine Community Foundation, 245 Main Street, Ellsworth, ME 04605-1613.

Published in The Boston Globe on Oct. 7, 2010
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