Marion W. McCreery(1924 - 2013)

MILFORD - Marion W. McCreery, 89, resident of Milford, died on Nov. 3, 2013, at the Courville at Nashua, surrounded by her loving family.

She was born in Clinton, Mass., on June 24, 1924, a daughter of George and Fannie (Gentch) Wuth. She raised her children and made her home in Greenville for 40 years. She had also lived in Charlotte, N.C. for several years and for the past 18 years she resided in Milford where she spent the last five years at the Pillsbury Home and made many great loving friendships there.

Mrs. McCreery had worked at Hitchiner Manufacturing Company in Milford for 26 years and Pioneer Plastics in Greenville for 18 years. After her retirement she spent her summers at Martha's Vineyard.

She loved working on various crafts, bowling, painting and especially the fall season. In addition, she also enjoyed going out to lunch with the elders from Hitchiner's.

Mrs. McCreery was a loving mother, a devoted grandmother and great-grandmother.

She was predeceased by her husband, James S. McCreery; a son, James E. McCreery; two grandchildren, William J. Galligan and George R. McCreery, Jr.

Family members include three daughters, Barbara A. House of Alabama, Luella M. Bancroft and Cindy L. McCreery, both of Milford; four sons, George R. McCreery and Arthur B. McCreery, both of Greenville, Glenn A. McCreery of Brookline, and Charles H. McCreery of North Carolina; 24 grandchildren; many great-grandchildren; and two great-great-grandchildren.

There are no visiting hours. A memorial service will be held on Saturday, Nov. 9 at 10 a.m. in the Greenville Community Church, 31 Pleasant Street, Greenville. Burial will follow in Pleasant Street Cemetery, Greenville. Donations in her memory may be made to Milford Ambulance Association, 1 Union Square, Milford, NH 03055. Arrangements are in the care of Smith & Heald Funeral Home, 63 Elm Street, Milford. To share a memory or offer a condolence, please go to

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Published in The Monadnock Ledger-Transcript on Nov. 7, 2013