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“I will always remember the many visits we had and she always had something special she had baked.My condolences on her passing, she always had a...Read More »
1 of 10 | Posted by: June Lawson - Orange, MA

“my prayers are with the family ”
2 of 10 | Posted by: timmy lyman - MA

“Tim & Debbie: We wish to send our sincere condolences. It was a privilege to have known such a gracious and special lady. Our thoughts and prayers...Read More »
3 of 10 | Posted by: Tony & Candy Sironaitis - Orange, MA

“My heart goes out to the family at the sad passing of a wonderful lady. I will never forget the magical memories of nursery school. My prayer is that...Read More »
4 of 10 | Posted by: Tim Sweeney - Orange, MA

“Tim and Deb, Sorry to hear about your mom. I remember many years ago when we would hang out at your house and your mom was always there to talk...Read More »
5 of 10 | Posted by: Charlie Barnes - San Angelo, TX

“My condolences to the surviving family members. Marion and I enjoyed many years working together at the Orange Clothing Co. and she was a wonderful...Read More »
6 of 10 | Posted by: juliet richter - watkins glen, NY

“I have such pleasant memories of Marion. She was such a nice person in high school and a good friend during our stint at the Orange Clothing Company...Read More »
7 of 10 | Posted by: Leon Perekslis - Dallas, TX

“I think of Marion, often...our times at Orange Clothing with Deck and Gert and of course her fabulous pre-school drama/glee club that my daughters...Read More »
8 of 10 | Posted by: Brenda Hall Schatz - Orange, MA

“Please accept my most heartfelt condolences on the passing of Mrs. Deegan. When I was a small child I was lucky to join her nursery school-she...Read More »
9 of 10 | Posted by: Kim Marshall - Orange, MA

“Please accept my sincere sympathy at the passing of your dear mother. ”
10 of 10 | Posted by: MaryAnn Ellison - Meriden, CT

Marion Louise Deegan 1924 – 2010 ORANGE-Marion Louise Deegan of Walnut Hill Street, Orange, MA, passed into eternal rest on Friday, April 16, 2010, surrounded by loving family. Marion graduated from Orange H.S. and worked as secretary to the Orange Superintendant of Schools and then as a bookkeeper for the Orange Clothing Company. She later established a day care facility for preschoolers, which she ran for twenty years. Prior to her retirement, she worked as a sales and customer service representative for Halpern Wholesale Food Services of Boston. Marion enjoyed cooking, baking, music, musical choreography, and spending quality time with family and friends. Marion is predeceased by her husband, Paul Deegan Sr., and their daughter, Susan Mary Deegan-Howe. Marion leaves behind her two sisters, Sylvia Lawson and her husband Hugh Lawson, of Phoenixville, PA, Nyca Hall and her husband Arnold Hall of Westerly, RI; her two sons Paul Deegan Jr. and his wife Beverly McCarthy of Chicopee, and Timothy Deegan of Orange and Houston, TX; and her daughter Debra Deegan and her partner Jennifer Edminster of Orange. She also leaves two grandchildren, two great-grandchildren, and many cousins, nieces, and nephews. There will be no calling hours. A memorial service will be held at the convenience of the family. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made in her name to Franklin County Home Care, 330 Montague City Road, Turners Falls, MA 01376-2529 or to Gardner Visiting Nurse Association Hospice, 34 Pearly Lane, Gardner, MA 01440. Witty's Funeral Home, 158 South Main Street, Orange, is directing the arrangements

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