In Memoriam : Marjorie Walker
Marjorie Clark Walker - age: 94
(August 31, 1918 to October 02, 2012
Clarks Mills, Maine
Friends and relatives may call at the Dennett, Craig & Pate Funeral Home, 365 Main Street, Saco on Sunday, October 7, from 3 to 6 PM.
A graveside service will be held on Monday, 11:00 AM, October 8, at the Highland Cemetery, Route 35, (2 Highland Lane) Dayton, Maine.
Rev. Don Smith will officiate.
A celebration of Marjorie's life will be held at a later date.
Posted condolences may go to www.DCPate.com.
In lieu of flowers, those wishing to do so may make memorial contributions in her memory to The Maine Cancer Foundation, 170 US Rt.1, #250 , Falmouth, Maine 04105 or to the charity of their choice.
Clarks Mills: Marjorie Clark Walker, 94, of Holiday Drive, Portland and formerly of Clarks Mills, Hollis, passed away on October 2, 2012.
She was born in Clarks Mills, Maine, August 31, 1918, the daughter of Cecil F. Clark and Blanche Smith Clark.
Marjorie attended Saco schools and graduated from Thornton Academy in 1937 and from Westbrook Junior College in 1939. In August of 1940 she married Warren Walker at her family home in Clarks Mills and this is where they raised their family.
She belonged to the West Buxton Order of the Eastern Star, First Parish Congregational Church of Saco UCC and was a hard working member of the Republican Party. For many years she was on the Board of Directors of Camp Laughing Loon, supported The Hollis Center Library and worked at voter registration in Hollis. She also volunteered for many local service organizations including the American Cancer Society.
She was predeceased by her husband, Warren L. Walker in1985.
She is survived by her three sons: Bill Walker and his wife Carole of Auburn, Maine; John Walker and his wife Lee of Kennebunk, Maine; Charlie Walker and his wife Donna of Baldwinsville, New York; and her twin daughters: Mary Sanborn and her husband Leonard of Standish, Maine and Marcia Steenstra of Rockland, Maine. She leaves 13 grandchildren: Susan, Joanne, Jill, Jeffrey, Derek, Sarah, Douglas, Kyle, Karyn, Peter John, Clark, Daniel and Matthew. She also leaves 18 great grandchildren and two sisters in law, Elizabeth Walker and Helen Walker.
Marjorie's happiest times were spent with her family. She taught them the importance of caring for one another and her family will honor her memory by continuing this legacy.
The family would like to extend their gratitude for the personal and loving care she recieved from the staff at Birchwoods at Canco while she was a resident there.