Muriel L. Winchester, 79, of Hudson
Hudson – Muriel L. (Norman) Winchester, 79, of Hudson, died Sunday, June 29, 2014 at home, surrounded by her loving family. She is survived by her husband of 55 years, Richard L. Winchester of Hudson.
Muriel was born in Biddeford, Maine, daughter of the late Gustave and Medora (Cote) Norman. She was raised in Saco, Maine where she attended local schools. She resided in Northborough for 20-plus years before moving to Hudson in 1991.
Muriel was very active in the Hudson community. She was a member of the Hudson Senior Center and member and former Secretary of the Hudson Historical Society, as well as a member of Hudson Woman's Club, Red Hat Society, and Board of Directors at the Meadowbrook Park Association. She also looked forward to her annual partnership in the “Pen Pal Club,” a group of senior citizens sharing letters with first grade elementary students in Hudson. She was an avid bingo player.
Besides her husband, she is survived by her son, Richard J. Winchester of Marlborough; her sister, Madeline Lavigne of Saco, Maine; her brother, Leon Normand Sr. and his wife Donna of Virginia Beach, Va.; her three grandchildren, Michelle Landry and her husband Gregg of Hudson, James Winchester of Marlborough, and Matthew Winchester of Marlborough; and her three great-grandchildren, Alex and Sophia Landry and Nicholas Winchester. She also leaves her two nieces, Peggy Ramos and Teresa Silva, both of Virginia Beach, Va., along with her many other nieces and nephews.
Family and friends may attend a calling hours Wednesday, July 2, from 10 – 11:30 a.m., at the Tighe-Hamilton Funeral Home, 50 Central St., Hudson, followed by a funeral service and celebration of Muriel's life at 11:30 a.m. in the funeral home. Burial services will follow in Forestvale Cemetery of Hudson.
In lieu of flowers, donations in memory of Muriel may be made to the Hudson Senior Center, 29 Church St., Hudson, MA 01749.
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