Marjorie Healy, 89


Marjorie Healy, 89Westborough – Marjorie (Witham) Healy, 89, passed away Wednesday, Feb. 8, 2012 in the presence of her loving family.

She was born Feb. 27, 1922 in Boulder, Colorado, the daughter of Professor Myron E. Witham and Maria Tobin Witham. Her father was a mathematics professor and head football coach at the University of Colorado.

In 1933, her family moved to Burlington, Vermont. She graduated from Saint Mary's Catholic High School in 1939 and from the University of Vermont in 1943, where she met her future husband, Dick Healy.

Mr. and Mrs. Healy were married in 1946 after a three-year separation immediately upon Mr. Healy's return from service with the U.S. Army Air Force in Italy. They would have celebrated their 66th wedding anniversary Feb. 16, 2012.

She is survived by her devoted husband, seven children, and 16 grandchildren. Her children are Richard W. Healy of Westborough; Michael P. and Linda Healy of Bellingham; Joan M. Lowbridge-Sisley and husband Ted Sisley of Monson; John M. and Mary-Kate Healy of Naples, Fla.; Mary M. Lecoeuvre of Sugar Hill, Ga.; Paul G Healy of Westborough; and Christine E. Peyton and husband Brian of Aurora, Co. The Healy family has been part of the Westborough community since 1964.

Mrs. Healy was devoted to her family, church, and community, and was an active member of Saint Luke the Evangelist Catholic Church. She was employed as a teacher's aide at the Fales School of Westborough public schools for 20 years, a job she thoroughly enjoyed. She was also proud of her work with the Westborough cable committee and the Westborough Public Library addition committee.

She was a devoted wife, mother, and friend who will be dearly missed by all.

Calling hours will be held Friday, Feb. 10, from 3 to 7 p.m., at the Rand-Harper-Pickering Westborough Funeral Home, 62 West Main St., Westborough. A funeral Mass will be celebrated Saturday, Feb. 11, 10 a.m., in Saint Luke the Evangelist Catholic Church, 70 West Main St., Westborough. Burial will follow in St. Luke's Cemetery.

In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to Maryknoll Fathers and Brothers at Catholic Foreign Mission Society of America, Inc.; Saint Luke's Mustard Seed; or Saint Luke's Outreach Program.

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