Marilyn J. Varrill(1932 - 2013)

Marilyn J. Varrill, 80, passed away Monday, February 4, 2013 at Concord Hospital with her loving family by her side.

She was born April 1, 1932 in Moretown, Vt. the youngest of Don and Freda Fielder's five children.

Marilyn was a devoted secretary to her husband's home office for 30 years, along with raising five wonderful children.

She was a loving mother, grandmother and great grandmother. She had a great love for cows and loons, but definitely not mice that her grandchildren would occasionally tease her with as gifts.

She enjoyed spending time at the family cottage on Partridge Lake in Littleton for the past 26 years where she developed her love for loons.

Marilyn is survived by her loving husband, James, of 59 years; her four children, sons John of Concord, Dan and his wife Judy of Loudon; daughters Susan and her husband Brad Marlatt of Buena Vista, Va., Cindy and her husband Ron Dubuc of Loudon; her eight grandchildren, Brian Marlatt and his wife Brandy, Tim Marlatt and his wife Casey, Rebecca Marlatt, all of Buena Vista, Va.; Ryan Dubuc and his wife Abby, Holly Crowley and her husband Kevin of Saugus, Mass., Danielle Varrill, Stephanie Beaton and her husband Lee, Beth Desmarais and her two children Jonah and Chloe; two great grandchildren, Hannah Dubuc and Chloe Marlatt; and eight grand-dogs, Kelsey, Tucker, Bailey, Hokie, Addie, Emma, Gunner and Stella.

She was predeceased by her son, David who died April 6, 1978.

A memorial service will be held Saturday, February 9, at 11 a.m., at the Wesley United Methodist Church, 79 Clinton Street, Concord.

In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made to Wesley United Methodist Church, 79 Clinton St., Concord, NH 03301 or to the Concord-Merrimack County SPCA, 130 Washington St., Penacook, NH 03303.

The Bennett Funeral Home of Concord is in charge of the arrangements. Messages of condolences may be offered at

Published in The Concord Monitor on Feb. 6, 2013