Dorothy J. Marchant, 92, of Marlborough
Marlborough – Dorothy J. (Fearnley) Marchant, 92, wife of Henry Marchant of Marlborough, died Tuesday, Aug. 5, 2014. Born in Brighton and a graduate of Watertown High School, she was the daughter of the late Herbert and Mary Agnes (Bright) Fearnley.
Dorothy's life was centered around her family. She met her husband at the age of 14 and they were married five years later. Their devotion to each other throughout their 72 years of marriage was evident to all who knew them.
Besides her husband, she is survived by her daughters, Ms.Carol Ann Marchant of San Clemente, Ca. and Rev. Jean Marchant and her husband Rev. Ronald Hindelang of Framingham; her brother, George Fearnley of Hingham; her sisters, Marilyn Springmann of Salem, N.H. and Mildred Powers of Hudson, Ohio; her grandchildren, David Taylor of Long Beach, Ca., Dawn Stapelfeld of Brookline, N.H., Dana Taylor of Orlando, Fla., Heidi Trainor of Hudson, and Rebecca Mangan of San Clemente, Ca.; 14 great-grandchildren; and one great-great-grandchild. She was also the sister of the late Raymond Fearnley.
Visiting hours will be held Friday, Aug. 8, from 4-7 p.m., at the Slattery Funeral Home, 40 Pleasant St., Marlborough. A Mass of Christian Burial in celebration of Dorothy's life will be held Saturday, Aug. 9, at 10 a.m., at The Spirit of Life Catholic Community, located at The Congregational Church of Weston/UCC, 130 Newton St., Weston. Burial will be held Monday, Aug. 11, at 1 p.m., at the National Cemetery in Bourne.
Donations may be made to The Children's Room (which provides caring support for grieving children teens and families), 1210 Mass Ave., Arlington, MA 02476 or Seasons Hospice Foundation, 275 Grove St., Newton, MA 02466.
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