Marion L. (Eaton) Koivu
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of Townsend; 79
TOWNSEND -- Marion L. (Eaton) Koivu, 79, of Townsend, died August 20, 2013, at Golden Living Center, Fitchburg, surounded by her famiily.
Mrs. Koivu leaves her husband of 60 years, Richard E. Koivu Sr.; two sons, Ronald E. Koivu of Pepperell, Richard E. Koivu Jr. of Townsend; a daughter, Sally A. Koivu of Townsend; six grandchildren, Jason Koivu, Dan Koivu, Michael Koivu, Greg Koivu, Jasmin Brooks, Shaina Brooks; four great-grandchildren; Skyla, Saoirse, Shayleigh and Makayla.
She was the sister of the late Arthur Eaton of Townsend, Alvin Eaton of Maine and was the grandmother of the late Andrew Koivu who died in 1983.
Mrs. Koivu was born in Lincoln, Massachusetts, September 21, 1933, the daughter of Alvin C. and Edna N. (Smith) Eaton and resided in Townsend for most of her life. She was a 1951 graduate of Townsend High School.
For nearly sixty years, Mrs. Koivu worked as the office manager in her family owned business, Country Auto Sales & Service, in Townsend.
Mrs. Koivu was a member of the First Baptist Church in Townsend as well as the VFW Auxiliary # 6538 in Townsend, American Legion Auxiliary and had served on the Townsend Zoning Board of Appeals. She and her husband traveled extensively throughout the United States in their recreational vehicle.
KOIVU -- Funeral services will be held 10 am Monday, August 26th at the First Baptist Church, 461 Main Street, Townsend.
Calling hours are 2-5 Sunday at the T.J. Anderson & Son Funeral Home, 250 Main Street (Rte 119) Townsend Center. Please see www.andersonfuneral.com for additional information.
In lieu of flowers contributions may be made to First Baptist Church of West Townsend, Organ Restoration Fund, 461 Main Street, Townsend, MA 01474.
Anderson Funeral Homes
250 Main Street Townsend, MA 01469
Published in Sentinel & Enterprise on Aug. 22, 2013