Marjorie G. Getchell
Aug 3, 1922 - Jan 19, 2017
- Marjorie G. Getchell, 94, died January 19, 2017, at Maine Coast Memorial Hospital, Ellsworth. She was born August 3, 1922, in Franklin, the daughter of Lester E. and Effie M. (Campbell) Bunker, Sr.
She attended Franklin schools and graduated from Franklin High School class of 1940. Her first job was working as a telephone operator. Marjorie and Queen Joy were the first hot lunch cooks for Franklin Grammar School, they also ran the "Snack Shack" for the blueberry factory in the summer. Later she worked in the post office in Sorrento helping her sister. She was known for her cooking, especially her doughnuts, and her willingness to help anytime or anywhere she could. She enjoyed deer hunting and ice fishing. Marjorie belonged to the Franklin School Mates and attended the Franklin Methodist Church.
She is survived by her daughter, Faye Havey and husband Richard; grandsons, Richard "Dick" Havey and wife Diane, Wayne Havey and wife Julie all of Franklin; great-granddaughters, Melissa, Cheryl, Emily and Heather; great-great-grandchildren, Mathew and Kylie; several nieces and nephews. She was predeceased by her parents; husband Gerald of 64 years; grandson, Mark; sisters, Arlette and Vera; and brothers, Manford, Lester, Jr., (Jake) and William.
Calling hours will be held 1:00-2:00 p.m., January 28, 2017, with a funeral service at 2:00 p.m. at Jordan-Fernald, 113 Franklin St. Ellsworth. A graveside service will be held in the spring at Bayview Cemetery, Franklin.
The family would like to thank the staff at MCMH and Courtland Rehab.
Arrangements by Jordan-Fernald, 113 Franklin St., Ellsworth.
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