Marion M. Corbitt died peacefully on April 13, 2021, in Newport, VT, surrounded by her children. On December 24, 1938, she was born in West Thompson, VT, to the late Harold and Gertrude Limlaw.
Marion grew up with her siblings on their family farm in Derby, VT, then moved to Orlando, Florida. She returned to Vermont to raise her children and to be closer to her family. Marion loved to help others and enjoyed doing volunteer work to assist the elderly. She spent most of her career at JJ Newberry's in Newport, VT, and worked tirelessly to provide for her children. She was known for her witty sense of humor, compassion for everyone, and deep love for family.
She enjoyed traveling and dining out with her longtime friend Roger Fournier. They loved spending time with family and adored their grandchildren. In her free time, she enjoyed playing cards, gardening, cooking, and helping her neighbors.
She leaves behind her children, four sons and two daughters: Roger Corbitt of Burlington, VT, Michael Corbitt and his fiancé Karen Hamilton of Williston, VT, Lewis Clyde Corbitt of Newport, VT, DJ Corbitt and his wife Tracey of Hampton, NH, Penny Sheltra and her husband Brad of Okeechobee, FL, and Dixie Carpenter of Holy Cross, KY, several grandchildren, and great-grandchildren. She also leaves behind her sister, Marilyn Gray, and her husband Brian of Morgan, VT.
She was predeceased by her four brothers and two sisters David Limlaw, Gardner Limlaw, Walter Limlaw, Robert Limlaw, Virginia Royer, and Christina Williams. Marion also lost her loving daughter Patty and her first husband, Lewis Corbitt.
Friends may call from 1:00 P.M. until the hour of the funeral at 2:00 P.M. on Tuesday, April 20, 2021, at Curtis-Britch & Bouffard Funeral Home, 4670 Darling Hill Road, Newport, with Paul Essaff officiating. Online condolences may be made at curtis-britch.com.
Arrangements are entrusted to Curtis-Britch & Bouffard Funeral Home & Cremation Service, locally family owned and operated.