Marjorie's Story

NEWPORT AND CORINNA - Marjorie (Bennett) Burnham, 84, died June 28, 2016 at her daughter's residence. She was born December 4, 1931 in Guilford, a daughter of Lloyd and Myla (Foss) Bennett.

She was a member of the Red Hat Society, the Newport Area Senior Citizens, enjoyed country music and loved to dance. She has many friends that loved her dearly. Marjorie also took care of a lot of children over the years. She was married to Harvey Burnham for 60 years before he died February 1, 2008.

She is survived by her children, Linda and husband James Stevens of Newport; Leland and wife Shawne Burnham of Greenbush, and Lloyd Burnham of Dexter; her siblings, Joyce Nadeau of PA, Jane Simpson of Guilford, Charlene Corson and husband Leroy of Atkinson, Rose Butts and fiance Neil Barschdorf of Plymouth, Geraldine Beckwith and husband Merle of Parkman; Brenda Rockwell and husband Edward of NC, Jeanine Vaughn and husband Dwayne of Peru, Stephen Bennett and wife Lori of Guilford, Louise Bennett and partner Harold Newcomb of St. Albans; 13 grandchildren; 13 great grandchildren; nieces and nephews.

In addition to her husband, Marjorie was predeceased by a brother Donald Bennett and a sister Gloria McFarland.

Funeral services will be held at 2 P.M Thursday, June 30th, at Crosby & Neal, 117 Main Street, Newport, with the Rev. Bob Emrich officiating. Friends may call from 1 P.M until the time of services. Burial will be in the Nutter Cemetery, Corinna.

Memorial donations may be made to the Hospice of Eastern Maine, 885 Union Street, Bangor, ME 04401. Those who wish may leave written condolences at www.CrosbyNeal.com
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